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Log4j automatic compression with FixedWindowRollingPolicy

Jan Hoppmann
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Joined: Jul 19, 2010
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I tried to have my log files automatically compressed while using FixedWindowRollingPolicy and SizeBasedTriggeringPolicy, but all I get are .zip-files that are just plain text with a zip extension.

My log4j.xml logs like this:

Is there any way to do this using build in classes or do I have to write my own appender?

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