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.script;

import org.apache.logging.log4j.core.config.Configuration;
import org.apache.logging.log4j.core.config.Node;
import org.apache.logging.log4j.core.config.plugins.Plugin;
import org.apache.logging.log4j.core.config.plugins.PluginAttribute;
import org.apache.logging.log4j.core.config.plugins.PluginConfiguration;
import org.apache.logging.log4j.core.config.plugins.PluginFactory;

 * Contains a reference to a script defined elsewhere in the configuration.
@Plugin(name = "ScriptRef", category = Node.CATEGORY, printObject = true)
public class ScriptRef extends AbstractScript {

    private final ScriptManager scriptManager;

    public ScriptRef(final String name, final ScriptManager scriptManager) {
        super(name, null, null);
        this.scriptManager = scriptManager;

    public String getLanguage() {
        final AbstractScript script = this.scriptManager.getScript(getName());
        return script != null ? script.getLanguage() : null;

    public String getScriptText() {
        final AbstractScript script = this.scriptManager.getScript(getName());
        return script != null ? script.getScriptText() : null;

    public static ScriptRef createReference(
            // @formatter:off
            @PluginAttribute("ref") final String name,
            @PluginConfiguration final Configuration configuration) {
            // @formatter:on
        if (name == null) {
            LOGGER.error("No script name provided");
            return null;
        return new ScriptRef(name, configuration.getScriptManager());


    public String toString() {
        return "ref=" + getName();



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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