[logback-user] RollingFileAppender with compress & %i

David Roussel nabble at diroussel.xsmail.com
Sat Mar 5 14:52:00 CET 2011

Just use .gz that will solve your problem. When you unzip a gz file the file name is the same but with the .gz removed. 

Also you can open .log.gz files in vim with out unzipping them first. In fact quite a few unix tools, grep, less, etc, can process .gz files as if they were not zipped. 


On 3 Mar 2011, at 08:23, Benoit Xhenseval <bx at appendium.com> wrote:

> I have commented on this (working with Deepak), what we would like to
> achieve is to be able to unzip a bunch of rolled up logs in one
> directory and not having them overwriting each other due to the use of
> same name inside the jar.
> Unless i am mistaken, the rolling zip appender does rename all files
> when it is rolling over. This would make it unsuitable to rename the
> files inside the zips.
> So, is there a mechanism to add a timestamp (or any unique code) to
> the filenames inside the jars at the time of the creation of the zip?
> Many thanks
> Benoît
> On Wednesday, 2 March 2011, DeepakVadgama <vadgama.deepak at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have raised the JIRA as you requested.
>> http://jira.qos.ch/browse/LBCORE-199
>> Ceki Gulcu wrote:
>>> Hello Deepak,
>>> Please create a bug report so that this problem can be fixed.
>>> --
>>> Ceki
>>> On 02.03.2011 04:43, DeepakVadgama wrote:
>>>> FixedWindowRollingPolicy with compress and %i, always zips the active log
>>>> file and renames the zip
>>>> Thus The log files inside all the resulting zips has same log filename.
>>>> How do i ensure the log file is renamed with %i before zipping it up?
>>>> Eg: FileNamePattern of MyLogFile%i.log.zip
>>>> currently results in
>>>> MyLogFile1.log.zip (with log file name MyLogFile.log)
>>>> MyLogFile2.log.zip (with log file name MyLogFile.log)
>>>> MyLogFile3.log.zip (with log file name MyLogFile.log)
>>>> I want it to be
>>>> MyLogFile1.log.zip (with log file name MyLogFile1.log)
>>>> MyLogFile2.log.zip (with log file name MyLogFile2.log)
>>>> MyLogFile3.log.zip (with log file name MyLogFile3.log)
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