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From giacomo <giac...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [C2] basic C2 serving questions
Date Mon, 07 May 2001 21:18:58 GMT


On Mon, 7 May 2001, Uli Mayring wrote:

> On Mon, 7 May 2001, giacomo wrote:
>
> > > And how does Apache know which requests are intended for Tomcat?
> >
> > It's very well documented in the documentation that comes with tomcat.
>
> I know, my question was meant differently. The original poster said that
> in C1 he told Apache to send .xml files to Tomcat (and from there to
> Cocoon) and he wondered how to do that in C2. To that you answered: use
> the Sitemap. But that doesn't answer the question, which should probably
> be asked like this:
>
> How can I make use of the Sitemap features, when Apache knows nothing
> about it? In C1 you had to make the decision "Cocoon or no Cocoon" in
> Apache - and in C2 this is the same thing. The Sitemap doesn't really help
> here, you have to send all requests, that could possibly be for Cocoon, to
> Tomcat.

Yes exactly. Cocoon 2 isn't a handler for an extension like
Cocoon 1 was. It is a
normal servlet controlling it's own URI space mounted from
Apache
(the JkMount directive in Apache) to the Tomcat context of Cocoon 2.

> So, *.xml goes to Tomcat, *.html remains with Apache, for example. The
> Sitemap would be more useful if it ran inside the webserver.

Well, Tomcat is a web server, and the sitemap runs in it very well :)

Giacomo


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