getting error log4j:WARN No such property [datePattern] in org.apache.log4j.RollingFileAppender.

Posted on 2010-09-11
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
I have set up my log4j properties file and i get these errors on the console.
it appears to be writing to the log file, but i would like to get rid of these warnings

log4j:WARN No such property [datePattern] in org.apache.log4j.RollingFileAppender.
log4j:WARN No such property [datePattern] in org.apache.log4j.RollingFileAppender.
log4j:WARN No such property [datePattern] in org.apache.log4j.RollingFileAppender.
log4j:WARN No such property [datePattern] in org.apache.log4j.RollingFileAppender.
log4j:WARN No such property [datePattern] in org.apache.log4j.RollingFileAppender.
log4j:WARN No such property [datePattern] in org.apache.log4j.RollingFileAppender.
log4j:WARN No such property [datePattern] in org.apache.log4j.RollingFileAppender.

this is the properties file:
log4j.rootCategory=INFO, S,A,B,C,D,G,E,E,F

log4j.appender.S = org.apache.log4j.ConsoleAppender
log4j.appender.S.layout = org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout
log4j.appender.S.layout.ConversionPattern = %d{yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm:ss} %c{1} [%p] %m%n

log4j.appender.A = org.apache.log4j.RollingFileAppender
log4j.appender.A.File = J:/qrt/tmp/smsUserServlet.log
log4j.appender.A.Append = true
log4j.appender.A.datePattern = '.'yyy-MM-dd
log4j.appender.A.layout = org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout
log4j.appender.A.layout.ConversionPattern = %d{yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm:ss} %c{1} [%p] %m%n

log4j.appender.B = org.apache.log4j.RollingFileAppender
log4j.appender.B.File = J:/qrt/tmp/smsPublicServlet.log
log4j.appender.B.Append = true
log4j.appender.B.datePattern = '.'yyy-MM-dd
log4j.appender.B.layout = org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout
log4j.appender.B.layout.ConversionPattern = %d{yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm:ss} %c{1} [%p] %m%n

log4j.appender.C = org.apache.log4j.RollingFileAppender
log4j.appender.C.File = J:/qrt/tmp/signupSmsServlet.log
log4j.appender.C.Append = true
log4j.appender.C.datePattern = '.'yyy-MM-dd
log4j.appender.C.layout = org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout
log4j.appender.C.layout.ConversionPattern = %d{yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm:ss} %c{1} [%p] %m%n

log4j.appender.D = org.apache.log4j.RollingFileAppender
log4j.appender.D.File = J:/qrt/tmp/smsListenerServlet.log
log4j.appender.D.Append = true
log4j.appender.D.datePattern = '.'yyy-MM-dd
log4j.appender.D.layout = org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout
log4j.appender.D.layout.ConversionPattern = %d{yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm:ss} %c{1} [%p] %m%n

log4j.appender.E = org.apache.log4j.RollingFileAppender
log4j.appender.E.File = J:/qrt/tmp/GateWayRunner.log
log4j.appender.E.Append = true
log4j.appender.E.datePattern = '.'yyy-MM-dd
log4j.appender.E.layout = org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout
log4j.appender.E.layout.ConversionPattern = %d{yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm:ss} %c{1} [%p] %m%n

log4j.appender.F = org.apache.log4j.RollingFileAppender
log4j.appender.F.File = J:/qrt/tmp/QueRunner.log
log4j.appender.F.Append = true
log4j.appender.F.datePattern = '.'yyy-MM-dd
log4j.appender.F.layout = org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout
log4j.appender.F.layout.ConversionPattern = %d{yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm:ss} %c{1} [%p] %m%n

log4j.appender.G = org.apache.log4j.RollingFileAppender
log4j.appender.G.File = J:/qrt/tmp/smsAjaxUserServlet.log
log4j.appender.G.Append = true
log4j.appender.G.datePattern = '.'yyy-MM-dd
log4j.appender.G.layout = org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout
log4j.appender.G.layout.ConversionPattern = %d{yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm:ss} %c{1} [%p] %m%n

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> log4j.appender.C.datePattern = '.'yyy-MM-dd

get rid of all the lines setting datePattern
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is datePattern part of RollingFileAppender or DailyRollingFileAppender ? It might be the latter.

If you do not use it then just comment it out or try using DailyRollingFileAppender
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log4j.rootCategory=INFO, S,A,B,C,D,E,F

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