Currently i am using this approach
Also cleaner way of loading log4j config
Joe Ess wrote:Log4j should find it if the configuration file is in the root of the classpath (WEB-INF/classes for a web application). Have a look at the Short Introduction to Log4j and scroll down to the section titled "Default Initialization Procedure" and "Default Initialization under Tomcat".
emm .. that's nice one. Thanks