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From Christian Trutz <>
Subject Re: One True Way (TM) of handling configuration files
Date Fri, 08 Aug 2003 07:02:38 GMT
On Fri, Aug 08, 2003 at 09:44:34AM +0300, Lyytinen Joonas wrote:
> Hi,
> One thing that has annoyed me in several app-servers (e.g. Weblogic and JBoss) is the
> way the server specific configuration XML files located in the WARs/JARs/EARs of the
> "pure" J2EE application.  This hinders application portability and is generally messy.
> My syggeestion is that in geronimo we should adopt a similar approach than the Orion
> application server (, where the implementation specific 
> files with some default values are generated into a separate directory structure
> by the application server when a application is deployed on the server. 
> IMHO this has several advantages.
> everyone in favor say ay! :)

hi Lyytinen,

1+ for a separate config file, and i think it
shoult be only one file (something like Tomcats's server.xml)


> -joonas 

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