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From Jeff Genender <>
Subject Re: Inserting a filter into the web container
Date Thu, 29 Nov 2007 18:48:00 GMT
Have you considered AOP?


Aaron Mulder wrote:
> Is there some good way to insert a filter/interceptor into the web
> container request processing chain that would work for both Tomcat and
> Jetty?  For example, let's say you wanted to apply some particular
> request validation/auditing functionality to every application,
> without changing the application configuration (e.g. without updating
> web.xml).  It would be easy to write a little request filter or
> interceptor to do it -- I'm just not sure what the best way is to hook
> that in so it gets executed, and whether we have common
> filters/interceptors for Tomcat and Jetty or whether you'd have to do
> something different for each.
> Thanks,
>        Aaron

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