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Bug 1066606 - [GSS] (6.3.0) Using a log4j appender as a custom-handler should invoke the activateOptions if required
Summary: [GSS] (6.3.0) Using a log4j appender as a custom-handler should invoke the ac...
Alias: None
Product: JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6
Classification: JBoss
Component: Logging
Version: 6.2.1
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: DR1
: EAP 6.3.0
Assignee: James Perkins
QA Contact: Michal Karm Babacek
Russell Dickenson
Depends On:
Blocks: 1066607
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2014-02-18 17:23 UTC by Kyle Lape
Modified: 2018-12-05 17:20 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
In previous versions of JBoss EAP, changing a property in a custom-handler that was a log4j appender did not invoke the `OptionHandler.activateOptions()` on the appender if the appender implemented `OptionHandler`. It required a restart of logging resources for the change to take effect. In this release, the activation method is now invoked if properties are changed on the log4j appender and a restart is no longer required for `OptionHandler` appenders.
Clone Of:
: 1066607 (view as bug list)
Last Closed: 2014-06-28 15:27:42 UTC
Type: Bug

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System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
JBoss Issue Tracker WFLY-2995 Major Resolved Using a log4j appender as a custom-handler should invoke the activateOptions if required 2014-08-13 10:51:02 UTC

Description Kyle Lape 2014-02-18 17:23:04 UTC
Currently the OptionHandler.activateOptions is only invoked during construction of a log4j appender. This invocation should happen if any property is updated or added. The invocation of this method should also only happen once. Multiple invocation could result in errors or leave the appender in an invalid state.

Comment 2 Michal Karm Babacek 2014-03-04 10:33:50 UTC
Fix is present, dummy property in place. DR1

Comment 3 Scott Mumford 2014-04-24 04:59:21 UTC
Added release note text from bug 1066607 (duplicate) written for 6.2 release and marking for inclusion in 6.3.0 documentation.

Comment 4 sgilda 2014-05-12 19:56:27 UTC
Changed <literal></literal> tags in Doc Text to ticks (`) to fix Bug 1096865

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