[logback-user] Sending log files to user's home directory

Tony Trinh tony19 at gmail.com
Thu May 16 19:23:28 CEST 2013

Try environment variables [1]:


${USERPROFILE}/logs    (C:\Users\Tony\logs)
${APPDATA}/logs   (C:\Users\Tony\AppData\Roaming)

*Linux or Windows:*

     tries $HOME first; if it doesn't exist, it tries $USERPROFILE

[1] http://logback.qos.ch/manual/configuration.html#nestedSubst

On Thu, May 16, 2013 at 12:08 PM, Donald McLean <dmclean62 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm using a TimeBasedRollingPolicy for an app that may be run under
> different user names and I need the files to go to a "logs" directory in
> the running user's home directory "~/logs". Using "~/logs/" doesn't work in
> the <fileNamePattern>, but is there anything that will work?
> Thank you,
> Donald
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