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From Dave Brondsema <>
Subject Re: two general questions
Date Wed, 03 Nov 2004 23:28:14 GMT wrote:
> 1) I just mean there's a mapped drive from the Tomcat server (a mount 
> point actually) which I can specify so that so apps running under Tomcat 
> can read files from the other server.

Ok, so you just want to pull content from a different location, not a 
different format.  IIUC, IMSManifest is about having your sources in a 
different format, not a different location.

> 2) yes, lets me change directories, but only (as far 
> as I can tell) within the current Forrest project.  If I put an absolute 
> path to an xdocs directory on another server, Forrest appends it to the 
> current context path and I get an error.

I think it is a required part of webapps that they cannot access things 
outside their context path.  You can try using ../../../path/to/files 

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