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From David Crossley <>
Subject site-author and project.content-dir FOR-1048
Date Thu, 03 Feb 2011 12:20:14 GMT
David Crossley wrote:
> However, the "site-author" war does not work.
> The reason is that it cannot find the project locationmap
> and even if it did there would be no content.
> It seems that the packing up of the WAR file does not like
> the layout of our "site-author" space. In its
> we configure "project.content-dir=." and it seems that anything
> using that property does not get packed into the war file,
> e.g.
> project.xdocs-dir=${project.content-dir}/content/xdocs
> project.skinconf=${project.content-dir}/skinconf.xml
> and content/locationmap.xml
> ... none of those get packed into the war file and so
> are not available at runtime.
> Moving that stuff into a sub-directory, and setting the
> property "project.content-dir" does fix the problem.

This is something that we missed putting on the roadmap:
"project.content-dir is getting ignored if "." in forrest war"


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