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From Jan.Mate...@rzf.fin-nrw.de
Subject RE: Ant/WinZip/WEB-INF/WAR
Date Tue, 18 May 2004 16:25:24 GMT
Ant does not use WinZip.
Ant has its own zip library [1]. After a discussion there [2] is an
entry in the FAQ [3].


Jan

[1] http://cvs.apache.org/viewcvs.cgi/ant/src/main/org/apache/tools/zip/
[2] http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=ant-user&m=108134772507058&w=2
[3] http://ant.apache.org/faq.html#winzip-lies


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kevin Ward [mailto:kevin@kevinandliz.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 18, 2004 6:15 PM
> To: user@ant.apache.org
> Subject: Ant/WinZip/WEB-INF/WAR
> 
> 
> 
> After searching online I know this is a persistent problem 
> for Windows users
> -- lower- vs. upper-case WEB-INF directories using the Ant 
> WAR task. I have
> changed the setting in WinZip and am still unable to hot 
> deploy to Tomcat
> without the "Missing application web.xml" message.
> 
> My question is: Why does Ant use WinZip and not the native Java Zip
> libraries? Is there a way to configure Ant so that it does 
> not use WinZip?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Kevin
> 
> 
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