[logback-user] scanning property files that are read from configuration file

ceki ceki at qos.ch
Fri Nov 4 17:05:50 CET 2011

Glad to hear that your are making progress. If you wish, you could
place your changes in a fork of my github repository [1], then others
might be able to see and benefit from your changes.

[1] https://github.com/ceki/logback/

On 04/11/2011 4:55 PM, Yoel Spotts wrote:
> Ceki,
> Thanks so much-- that is exactly what I am looking for. I put together a quick prototype and it looks to be working perfectly.
> Thanks!
> Yoel
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> From: logback-user-bounces at qos.ch [mailto:logback-user-bounces at qos.ch] On Behalf Of ceki
> Sent: Friday, November 04, 2011 11:07 AM
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> Subject: Re: [logback-user] scanning property files that are read from configuration file
> Hi Yoel,
> Property files are not watched for changes. I don't feel it is a widely needed feature so we probably won't implement it. However, you could write a property action which adds the property file to the list of scanned files.
> Joran is not limited to the built-in rules. You can add new rules on the fly. See [1] for details. Don't hesitate to ask for help if you get stuck.
> --
> Ceki
> http://twitter.com/#!/ceki
> [1] http://logback.qos.ch/manual/onJoran.html#newRule
> On 04/11/2011 3:36 PM, Yoel Spotts wrote:
>> As described in the manual, one can set logback so that the logback
>> config file is scanned for modifications by including the scan
>> attribute on the<configuration>  tag.
>> However, if a property file is defined for property substitution with
>> the<property>  tag, that property file is NOT scanned for modifications.
>> Is it possible to set up the property file to be scanned for changes?
>> If not, can I make a feature request to add this ability - maybe add a
>> "scan" attribute to the<property>  tag which would add the property
>> file to the Config watcher list.
>> Thanks!
>> *Yoel Spotts*| Senior Software Engineer |nexidia


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