A Rhino management sub task for creating a log appender with output directed to the console.

Ant Parameters
Attribute Type Description Required

appendername

String

Name of the appender to create. This name must be unique.

Yes.

direct

boolean

Log directly to the output stream instead of via the System.out/err PrintWriter

No.

follow

boolean

follow changes to the destination stream of System.out/err. Incompatible with direct.

No.

target

String

Either "SYSTEM_OUT" or "SYSTEM_ERR". The default is "SYSTEM_OUT".

No.

ignoreexceptions

boolean

Log exceptions thrown by this appender then ignore them. If set to false propagate to the caller (used to support selective appenders e.g. FailoverAppender).

No.

failonerror

boolean

Flag to control failure behaviour. If 'true', the sub task will throw a BuildException when an error is encountered. If 'false', the sub task will throw a NonFatalBuildException instead of a BuildException under specific circumstances. See below for conditions (if any) which will cause a NonFatalBuildException.

No. Default value is taken from the Rhino management parent task.

Nested elements

Element

Description

Required

filter

A filter to select events that will be reported by this appender.

No.

layout

The layout to use to format log events. If no layout is supplied the default pattern layout of "%m%n" will be used.

No.

NonFatalBuildException throw conditions
  • This task will throw a NonFatalBuildException if the appender cannot be created, eg. an appender with the same name already exists.

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Rhino Version 3.0.0