[logback-user] Multiple log files to single archive

David Roussel nabble at diroussel.xsmail.com
Tue Oct 1 12:35:39 CEST 2013

No that is not supported. 

Note that there are no java APIs (that I know of) for modifying a zip file. The only way to add a file to an existing zip file is to create a new zip file with the file added and then delete the old zip file. 


> On 1 Oct 2013, at 09:57, PaSik <tompasik at poczta.fm> wrote:
> Hi,
> Could you please tell me whether it's possible to configure logback in such a way that multiple log files are compressed to a single, possibly already existing archive (existing because logback itself has already put some log Giles in this archive).
> The current use case is that I'd like to have a RollingFileAppender with SizeAndTimeBasedFNATP with fileNamePattern=mylog-%d{yyyy-MM-dd}.%i.zip and have the log files archived to mylog-%d{yyyy-MM-dd}.zip.
> Another use case would be an app that doesn't produce much logs and the loga would be produced to daily files but the archives would be monthly.
> Thanks,
> Tom
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