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Log4J help

Anjali Naveen

Joined: Jun 28, 2005
Posts: 15
I have a wrapper around a log4J logger. Using pattern layout i print to console and a file. The problem im facing is in printing the method name, class name and line number. Since my l7dlog or log method calls are within the wrapper, the line number class and method name reflect the method inside the wrapper and not from where the log might have actually been logged. How do i work around this problem
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banuchithra chithra

Joined: Oct 04, 2005
Posts: 3
Hi Anjali,
Hope you solved your problem by now. If not, you can refer to the following link.

But since this method of using %i is slow , you can use the following:

If you want to get the calling class, method and line number in case an exception occurred, it is easy. If you get the exception object in your wrapper method, you can use this :

// here thro is the throwable object

StackTraceElement[] sTrace = thro.getStackTrace();
String callingClass = sTrace[0].getClassName();
String callingMethod = sTrace[0].getMethodName();
int lineNumber = sTrace[0].getLineNumber();

Hope that helps

[ October 04, 2005: Message edited by: banuchithra chithra ]
I agree. Here's the link:
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