[logback-user] Custom variables and AsyncAppender in logback.groovy

Marvin B. Lillehaug marvin.lillehaug at gmail.com
Sat Jun 22 13:15:31 CEST 2013

On Sat, 22 Jun 2013 12:38:40 +0200, Marvin B. Lillehaug  
<marvin.lillehaug at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm trying to convert my xml configuration to groovy, and are having  
> some problems.
> When using xml I defined a variable ${logdir} where the logs should end  
> up.
> In the xml config I just added logdir as a property in the  
> LoggerContext, and reconfigured the context. and it worked.
> However it seems that these properties are not made available to the  
> config script. The only variable made available is ${hostname}  
> (GafferConfigurator.run(..)).
> The way I am configuring with groovy is:
> ContextInitializer contextInitializer = new  
> ContextInitializer(loggerContext);
> contextInitializer.configureByResource(configFile);
> Is there som other way I should do this, or do I have to do some magic  
> to get my variable?

I found out that the magic I had to perform was «def loggingDirectory =  

Marvin B. Lillehaug

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