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Building and Installing Log4j Audit

The information below is for developers who want to modify Log4j Audit or contribute to the project. If your goal is to add logging to your application you don’t need to build from the source code, you can download the pre-built binaries instead.

Log4j Audit is hosted in the Apache Software Foundation’s Git repository. Details on obtaining the most current source code can be found at Log4j Audit Source Repository. The source from the latest release may be obtained by downloading it using the instructions at Log4j Audit Downloads.

Log4j Audit uses Maven 3 as its build tool and uses the Java 8 compiler.

To build and install Log4j Audit in your local Maven cache, from the parent project directory, and using Java 8, run: mvn install

Then to build the full site, you must use a local staging directory:

mvn site
[Windows] mvn site:stage-deploy -DstagingSiteURL=file:///%HOME%/log4j
[Unix] mvn site:stage-deploy -DstagingSiteURL=file:///$HOME/log4j