CompositeRollingAppender Not Rolling Logs

Tue, 29 Jul 2008 13:20:53 -0700 (PDT)
I am using the following code to use the CompositeRollingAppender
class to roll a Log4j log file every day or when the log file is 1KB
(in this example), whichever comes first. However, when I run this
class several times, it keeps writing to the same log file without
rolling to the next one, even when the size exceeds 1KB.

Also, if I change the counter in the for loop, it starts to act odd.
If I make it iterate 10 times, I get a log file. If I make it iterate
15 times, I get a log file with a .3 extension. If I make it iterate
20 times, I get a log file with a .8 extension. I'm sure this all
comes back to something wrong in my configuration settings, but I
don't know what it is.

Any thoughts are greatly appreciated.

Code Follows:

import org.apache.log4j.*;

public class TestClass{

    public static void main(String args[]) {
        TestClass l = new TestClass();

    public void invoke() {
        CompositeRollingAppender cra = new CompositeRollingAppender();
        PatternLayout pl = new PatternLayout();
        cra.activateOptions() ;
        Logger myLogger = Logger.getLogger("");

        for (int i = 0 ; i < 10 ; i++) {


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