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Getting LogConfigurationException while running Hibernate test application

Srinivas Bonala

Joined: Feb 14, 2012
Posts: 15

i created a sample java application in eclipse. eclipse version is eclipse-jee-indigo-SR2-win32.

I wrote all the hibernate configuration and mapping files. But when am running the class the following exception came.

Exception in thread "main" java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError
at com.sample.modal.SampleModal.main(
Caused by: org.apache.commons.logging.LogConfigurationException: org.apache.commons.logging.LogConfigurationException: java.lang.NullPointerException (Caused by java.lang.NullPointerException) (Caused by org.apache.commons.logging.LogConfigurationException: java.lang.NullPointerException (Caused by java.lang.NullPointerException))
at org.apache.commons.logging.impl.LogFactoryImpl.newInstance(
at org.apache.commons.logging.impl.LogFactoryImpl.getInstance(
at org.apache.commons.logging.impl.LogFactoryImpl.getInstance(
at org.apache.commons.logging.LogFactory.getLog(
at org.hibernate.cfg.Configuration.<clinit>(
... 1 more
Caused by: org.apache.commons.logging.LogConfigurationException: java.lang.NullPointerException (Caused by java.lang.NullPointerException)
at org.apache.commons.logging.impl.LogFactoryImpl.getLogConstructor(
at org.apache.commons.logging.impl.LogFactoryImpl.newInstance(
... 5 more
Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
at org.apache.commons.logging.impl.LogFactoryImpl.getLogConstructor(
... 6 more

The code below i used for configure the sessionFactory and to get the session object.

I added the following jar files into the classpath.
  • antlr-2.7.6

  • Can anyone helping me how to trace this exception. and Please let me know if i missed anything...
    thanks in advance...
    Tim Holloway
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    This is not JSF. Moving to the Hibernate forum.

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    Mark Rucker

    Joined: Aug 17, 2012
    Posts: 4
    It sounds like log4j can't find your config file. Try some of the things here:

    I agree. Here's the link:
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