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Hi all, I'm currently running into an insane issue that's making me question my sanity.
The issue with the log4j.properties file and the property key log4j.appender.<logname>.ConversionPattern
Here's the issue. For one particular java project I am working on, log4j refuses to recognize that the 'C' in ConversionPattern is capitalized.
This results in me getting the following error upon startup:
log4j:WARN No such property [conversionPattern] in org.apache.log4j.ConsoleAppender.
I have used -log4j.debug and can confirm that log4j is definitely reading the right property file. And I have tried changing that property key to something insane like: log4j.appender.<logname>.DonversionPattern which results in the error: log4j:WARN No such property [donversionPattern] in org.apache.log4j.ConsoleAppender.
I have also tried deleting the log4j.properties file and recreating it, with the same issue. I'm using 1.2.15 and I have never had problems with log4j before. This is driving me nuts.
My bad, I should've used <appenderName> (the technical term), but it doesn't solve my issue.
As you can see in my post above my appender name is stdout and I'm almost positive my properties are setup correctly. Log4j certainly isn't complaining about anything other than the fact that there's no such property as conversionPattern, which is perfectly correct except that I never made the 'c' lower case.
For some reason it insists that first character in ConversionPattern is a lower case character and refuses to recognize the property.
I've used this exact same configuration in another project and it works perfect, I've even gone as far as copy the log4j.properties file from another project to this one and it still does the same thing.
I'm having a similar problem in that I'm trying to use the SMTPAppender property set as log4j.appender.E.SMPTHost=smtp.test.com and with the following error messagelog4j:WARN No such property [SMPTHost] in org.apache.log4j.net.SMTPAppender.
All references I've seen also use SMPTHost, so not sure yet why it won't except it.