Source Code for Apache Log4j Core Implementation

Apache Log4j Core Implementation provides the functional components of the logging system. Users are free to create their own plugins and include them in the logging configuration. Apache Log4j Core is a required module to use Apache Log4j.

Bytecode (Java 8) for Apache Log4j Core Implementation is provided in a separate JAR file like log4j-core-2.14.1.jar.

Source Code files for Apache Log4j API are provided in both binary packge like and source package like You can download them at Apache Log4j Website.

You can also browse Source Code files for Apache Log4j Core Implementation 2.14.1 below.



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package org.apache.logging.log4j.core.appender.rolling.action;

import org.apache.logging.log4j.Logger;
import org.apache.logging.log4j.status.StatusLogger;

import java.nio.file.FileVisitResult;
import java.nio.file.NoSuchFileException;
import java.nio.file.Path;
import java.nio.file.SimpleFileVisitor;
import java.nio.file.attribute.BasicFileAttributes;
import java.util.ArrayList;
import java.util.Collections;
import java.util.List;
import java.util.Objects;

 * FileVisitor that sorts files.
public class SortingVisitor extends SimpleFileVisitor<Path> {

    private static final Logger LOGGER = StatusLogger.getLogger();
    private final PathSorter sorter;
    private final List<PathWithAttributes> collected = new ArrayList<>();

     * Constructs a new DeletingVisitor.
     * @param basePath used to relativize paths
     * @param pathFilters objects that need to confirm whether a file can be deleted
    public SortingVisitor(final PathSorter sorter) {
        this.sorter = Objects.requireNonNull(sorter, "sorter");

    public FileVisitResult visitFile(final Path path, final BasicFileAttributes attrs) throws IOException {
        collected.add(new PathWithAttributes(path, attrs));
        return FileVisitResult.CONTINUE;

    public FileVisitResult visitFileFailed(Path file, IOException ioException) throws IOException {
        // LOG4J2-2677: Appenders may rollover and purge in parallel. SimpleVisitor rethrows exceptions from
        // failed attempts to load file attributes.
        if (ioException instanceof NoSuchFileException) {
  "File {} could not be accessed, it has likely already been deleted", file, ioException);
            return FileVisitResult.CONTINUE;
        } else {
            return super.visitFileFailed(file, ioException);

    public List<PathWithAttributes> getSortedPaths() {
        Collections.sort(collected, sorter);
        return collected;



Or download all of them as a single archive file:

File name: log4j-core-2.14.1-sources.jar
File size: 1281358 bytes
Release date: 2021-03-06


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