2.0-alpha2 (2012-08-24)



  • Allow components besides core to create a PluginMap for faster plugin loading and not having to specify the plugin package in the configuration. (for LOG4J2-67 by Ralph Goers)

  • Add support for formatting using String.format(). (for LOG4J2-68 by Ralph Goers)

  • Allow Flume agents to be embedded into the Flume Appender. (for LOG4J2-69 by Ralph Goers)

  • Add getLogger(Class) to LogManager. (for LOG4J2-70 by Ralph Goers)


  • Fix compilation problems in Java 7. (for LOG4J2-64 by Ralph Goers)

  • Allow variable substitution on the configuration attributes and on the root log level. (for LOG4J2-65 by Ralph Goers)