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From Riaan Oberholzer <>
Subject RE: ant war task bug?
Date Wed, 07 Apr 2004 08:05:55 GMT
Thanks. This is helpful already.

We're now on track to sort it out another way...
something to do with how we name the different
components and the deployment order(s).

--- Keith Hatton <> wrote:
> >> Also, I was under the impression that the
> standard
> WEB-INF directory must be in upper case, but the ant
> war task changes it to lower case. Is this related
> to
> my problem? Does it matter? <<
> WEB-INF is correct, and that is what Ant does. But
> be aware that WinZip often displays this directory
> as web-inf (I believe this is in the Ant FAQ
> somewhere).
> I suggest you use jar tf <war file> to list the
> contents of your WAR file. This should report
> filenames correctly. Maybe your is
> in a web-inf folder instead, which might explain why
> it is not found. Can you show us the fragment of
> build.xml that constructs your WAR file? Tomcat
> probably doesn't care because it expanded the
> archive onto a directory on disk - and if you're on
> Windows, WEB-INF and web-inf are the same folder.
> (So if this is the problem with your archive, then
> in fact I would expect you to have this problem with
> Tomcat on *nix, as well).
> Hope this helps
> Keith
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