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From Matt Hogstrom <>
Subject Re: Loose end #1 -- tomcat configuration files
Date Fri, 18 Nov 2005 19:32:35 GMT
I think anything we do in this area should start to factor in the idea of 
multiple configurations for a single Geronimo tree.  For example, if I was 
running server 1 and server 2 and wanted to have unique containers for both I 
would need something like:



as well as unique log4j properties files, config-store, etc.  Continuing the 
single version per tree for 1.0 is fine but I'd like to see us start thinking in 
a larger context for more complicated customer deployments.  In one instance a 
customer may server multiple servers from a single NAS.

Just some food for thought.

David Jencks wrote:
> I now have servers for jetty and for tomcat built using the packaging 
> and assembly plugins.  For the second time I've spent 2 days trying to 
> figure out why tomcat is broken only to realize that some required 
> configuration files are missing.  The server built in modules/assembly 
> copies the files from the tomcat module, whereas I have simply included 
> them in the geronimo-tomcat-j2ee assembly.  Both of these solutions are 
> really unsatisfactory.
> How about writing a gbean that copies resources out of its classpath and 
> into a specified location (in var)?  This would let us package these 
> files in the geronimo-tomcat car so they would be available for any 
> tomcat server.  Can anyone see a problem with this approach?
> thanks
> david jencks

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