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.pattern;

import java.util.List;

import org.apache.logging.log4j.core.config.Configuration;
import org.apache.logging.log4j.core.config.plugins.Plugin;
import org.apache.logging.log4j.core.layout.PatternLayout;
import org.apache.logging.log4j.util.PerformanceSensitive;
import org.apache.logging.log4j.util.StringBuilders;

 * Equals pattern converter.
@Plugin(name = "equals", category = PatternConverter.CATEGORY)
@ConverterKeys({ "equals" })
public final class EqualsReplacementConverter extends EqualsBaseReplacementConverter {

     * Gets an instance of the class.
     * @param config  The current Configuration.
     * @param options pattern options, an array of three elements: pattern, testString, and substitution.
     * @return instance of class.
    public static EqualsReplacementConverter newInstance(final Configuration config, final String[] options) {
        if (options.length != 3) {
            LOGGER.error("Incorrect number of options on equals. Expected 3 received " + options.length);
            return null;
        if (options[0] == null) {
            LOGGER.error("No pattern supplied on equals");
            return null;
        if (options[1] == null) {
            LOGGER.error("No test string supplied on equals");
            return null;
        if (options[2] == null) {
            LOGGER.error("No substitution supplied on equals");
            return null;
        final String p = options[1];
        final PatternParser parser = PatternLayout.createPatternParser(config);
        final List<PatternFormatter> formatters = parser.parse(options[0]);
        return new EqualsReplacementConverter(formatters, p, options[2], parser);

     * Construct the converter.
     * @param formatters   The PatternFormatters to generate the text to manipulate.
     * @param testString   The test string.
     * @param substitution The substitution string.
     * @param parser        The PatternParser.
    private EqualsReplacementConverter(final List<PatternFormatter> formatters, final String testString,
                                       final String substitution, final PatternParser parser) {
        super("equals", "equals", formatters, testString, substitution, parser);

    protected boolean equals(final String str, final StringBuilder buff, final int from, final int len) {
        return StringBuilders.equals(str, 0, str.length(), buff, from, len);



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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