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From Kees van Dieren <>
Subject Re: Deployment of Cocoon apps. Best practices?
Date Fri, 26 Nov 2004 23:16:49 GMT

Exluding the cocoon-jars from the war works and makes deployment much 
faster which increases productivity during development (in my case, 
building and deploying a war goes +/0 2.5 minutes faster now.

Kind regards,

Kees van Dieren
Ralph Goers wrote:

> Kees van Dieren wrote:
>> It would save much time for deployment of web-applications during
>> development, if the jar-files of cocoon can be placed in the 
>> classpath in
>> another place than WEB-INF/lib
>> For example, JBoss has the ability to put jar files in 
>> server/default/lib;
>> These jar-files are attached in the classpath of web-apps.
>> Will Cocoon work when all cocoon jars are placed in server/default/lib
>> instead of in WEB-INF/lib? The Cocoon.war  webapp will be much 
>> smaller and
>> thus deploy much faster.
> I can't say whether it would work because I haven't tried it, but I 
> don't see why not.  You could certainly modify the process so that the 
> jars are not copied into the created war. In fact, the maven.xml I 
> attached had an option to skip copying them.  Or you could let "unwar" 
> copy them and then move them somewhere else as part of the build.
> Ralph
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