[logback-user] logger wildcard name?

Ceki Gulcu ceki at qos.ch
Fri Apr 8 11:22:49 CEST 2011

Hello Ralph, Hello Joseph,

I am under the impression that Joseph is not yet familiar with appender 
additivity nor logger level inherirance. Both concepts are explained
under Chapter 2: Architecture [1]. Joseph, please rectify if my 
impression is incorrect.

[1] http://logback.qos.ch/manual/architecture.html

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On 08.04.2011 09:09, Ralph Goers wrote:
> To do this you need the root logger set to level debug and configured
> with both appenders. You then have to add a ThresholdFilter to the
> Console appender set to level "info".
> Ralph
> On Apr 7, 2011, at 5:13 PM, Joseph Schmoley wrote:
>> I've got a logback.xml config (pasted below). All I'm trying to do is
>> have a different logging level, as well as slightly different encoder
>> pattern, for what shows up in the console vs. what gets written to a file.
>> I understand that you have to create 2 different appenders, FILE and
>> CONSOLE, then set root logger for console only with leve="info", and
>> create a separate logger referencing FILE appender with a different
>> logging level.
>> I've done this, but I can't figure out how to set the logger name to a
>> wildcard so I can get "ALL" output directed to the file. You see, just
>> like the root logger that has no "name", I want that for the <logger>
>> as well, but it requires a name and I've tried putting "*" in it and
>> it doesn't work. I don't want to log just "com.acme.*" output, I want
>> to log everything the root logger is logging.
>> Help please!
>> Thank you.
>> <configuration>
>> <appender name="FILE" class="ch.qos.logback.core.FileAppender">
>> <file>../logs/esign-app.log</file>
>> <encoder>
>> <pattern>%d{yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm:ss.SSS} %level [%thread]
>> [%class{0}:%line] %msg%n</pattern>
>> </encoder>
>> </appender>
>> <appender name="CONSOLE" class="ch.qos.logback.core.ConsoleAppender">
>> <encoder>
>> <pattern>%d{HH:mm:ss.SSS} %level [%thread] [%class{0}:%line]
>> %msg%n</pattern>
>> </encoder>
>> </appender>
>> <logger name="com.acme" level="debug" additivity="false">
>> <appender-ref ref="FILE" />
>> </logger>
>> <root level="info">
>> <appender-ref ref="CONSOLE" />
>> </root>
>> </configuration>

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