Log4j Transformation Tools

Log4j Transformation Tools is set of build utilities to transform source and binary artifacts that use Log4j 2.x libraries. The full documentation is available on Github.

Available Tools

Log4j Transform Maven Plugin

Apache Maven plugin that precomputes the location of logging statements to prevent expensive runtime lookup calls.

Log4j Plugin Cache Transformer

resource transformer for the Apache Maven Shade Plugin that merges the plugin caches used by Log4j 2.x artifacts.


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