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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@apache.org>
Subject Re: project.content-dir must be relative pathname?
Date Fri, 21 Oct 2005 21:45:39 GMT
Moshe Yudkowsky wrote:
> I've got my site up and working -- well, more accruately, failing for 
> reasons that I understand. I'll have it up shortly, no doubt. 
> (<http://www.Disaggreate.com>, if anyone is interested, and it uses CSS 
> only.)
> 
> To my surprise, project.content-dir does not take absolute pathnames; 
> the leading slash isn't found, and thus the "check-contentdir" fails, 
> and the site isn't built. "file://" doesn't work either (I didn't expect 
> it to).
> 
> This strikes me as a lack of flexibilty; is there some deeper reason for 
> this restriction on absolute pathnames?

Forrest is a servlet. Everything in a servlet has to be beow the root of 
the webapp.

Ross

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