Source Code for Apache Log4j JDK Logging Adapter

Apache Log4j JDK Logging Adapter is a custom implementation of java.util.logging.LogManager that uses Log4j. This adapter can be used with either the Log4j API or Log4j Core.

Bytecode (Java 8) for Apache Log4j JDK Logging Adapter is provided in a separate JAR file like log4j-jul-2.14.1.jar.

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You can also browse Source Code files for Apache Log4j JDK Logging Adapter 2.14.1 below.

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package org.apache.logging.log4j.jul;

import java.util.Collections;
import java.util.Enumeration;
import java.util.HashSet;
import java.util.Set;
import java.util.logging.Logger;

import org.apache.logging.log4j.LoggingException;
import org.apache.logging.log4j.status.StatusLogger;
import org.apache.logging.log4j.util.LoaderUtil;
import org.apache.logging.log4j.util.PropertiesUtil;

 * Log4j implementation of {@link java.util.logging.LogManager}. Note that the system property
 * {@code java.util.logging.manager} must be set to {@code org.apache.logging.log4j.jul.LogManager} in order to use
 * this adaptor. This LogManager requires the {@code log4j-api} library to be available. If {@code log4j-core} is
 * also available, then more features of {@link java.util.logging.Logger} are supported.
 * <p>To override the default {@link AbstractLoggerAdapter} that is used, specify the Log4j property
 * {@code log4j.jul.LoggerAdapter} and set it to the fully qualified class name of a custom
 * implementation. All implementations must have a default constructor.</p>
 * @since 2.1
public class LogManager extends java.util.logging.LogManager {

    private static final org.apache.logging.log4j.Logger LOGGER = StatusLogger.getLogger();
    private final AbstractLoggerAdapter loggerAdapter;
    // Contains the set of logger names that are actively being requested using getLogger.
    private final ThreadLocal<Set<String>> recursive = ThreadLocal.withInitial(HashSet::new);

    public LogManager() {
        AbstractLoggerAdapter adapter = null;
        final String overrideAdaptorClassName =
        if (overrideAdaptorClassName != null) {
            try {
      "Trying to use LoggerAdaptor [{}] specified by Log4j property.", overrideAdaptorClassName);
                adapter = LoaderUtil.newCheckedInstanceOf(overrideAdaptorClassName, AbstractLoggerAdapter.class);
            } catch (final Exception e) {
                LOGGER.error("Specified LoggerAdapter [{}] is incompatible.", overrideAdaptorClassName, e);
        if (adapter == null) {
            // default adapter
            String adapterClassName;
            try {
                // find out if log4j-core is available
                adapterClassName = Constants.CORE_LOGGER_ADAPTER_CLASS_NAME;
            } catch (final ClassNotFoundException ignored) {
                adapterClassName = Constants.API_LOGGER_ADAPTER_CLASS_NAME;
            LOGGER.debug("Attempting to use {}", adapterClassName);
            try {
                adapter = LoaderUtil.newCheckedInstanceOf(adapterClassName, AbstractLoggerAdapter.class);
            } catch (final Exception e) {
                throw LOGGER.throwing(new LoggingException(e));
        loggerAdapter = adapter;"Registered Log4j as the java.util.logging.LogManager.");

    public boolean addLogger(final Logger logger) {
        // in order to prevent non-bridged loggers from being registered, we always return false to indicate that
        // the named logger should be obtained through getLogger(name)
        return false;

    public Logger getLogger(final String name) {
        LOGGER.trace("Call to LogManager.getLogger({})", name);
        Set<String> activeRequests = recursive.get();
        if (activeRequests.add(name)) {
            try {
                return loggerAdapter.getLogger(name);
            } finally {
        LOGGER.warn("Recursive call to getLogger for {} ignored.", name);
        return new NoOpLogger(name);

    public Enumeration<String> getLoggerNames() {
        return Collections.enumeration(loggerAdapter.getLoggersInContext(loggerAdapter.getContext()).keySet());




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File name: log4j-jul-2.14.1-sources.jar
File size: 24567 bytes
Release date: 2021-03-06


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