# Mage log printing any variable/string 2 times [closed]

I am facing very strange problem if i using mage log function in controllers file to print any string/varable/array it prints 2 times in log file

Mage::log('string', null, 'mylogfile.log');
Mage::log('$vaiable', null, 'mylogfile.log'); Mage::log('$array', null, 'mylogfile.log');


can any help me why this is happening
because of this i am getting problem in debugging.

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• Please add the code context. – benmarks Jul 29 '15 at 17:12

See the apache log: if you put at the beginning

Mage::log("DEBUG test controller init");


and at the end a

Mage::log("DEBUG test controller end");


Do you see them called twice? That would mean that the controller is called twice.

Now, what file are you playing with?