I want to add some log.debug statements to a class I'm working on, and I'd like to see that in output when running the test. I'd like to override the log4j properties on the command line, with something like this:
log4j does not support this directly.
As you do not want a configuration file, you most likely use programmatic configuration. I would suggest that you look into scanning all the system properties, and explicitly program what you want based on this.