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From Kevan Miller <>
Subject Re: Why change tomcatContainerName from "?name=TomcatWebContainer" to "?name=WebContainer" in tomcat6-deployer plugin of 2.1.4-snapshot?
Date Wed, 04 Mar 2009 17:04:48 GMT

On Mar 4, 2009, at 11:50 AM, David Jencks wrote:

> On Mar 4, 2009, at 8:39 AM, Joe Bohn wrote:
>> Forrest,  Thanks for finding this problem and raising the issue.
>> IMO this is a critical issue that breaks backward compatibility.
>> I had validated that our 2.1.2 samples installed and worked in our  
>> 2.1.4 server image prior to this change.  Since this change has  
>> been made this is no longer true.  I suspect this will also break  
>> other component installations (such as directory) and perhaps user  
>> created components.
>> We need another solution that support backward compatibility.
> I guess we need to revert my attempt to fix the original problem.   
> Maybe we can change the ejb-webservice deployers to use two abstract  
> name queries that will pick up either the jetty or tomcat web  
> container.  That would only prevent people from running both jetty  
> and tomcat at once if they have ejb web services.... maybe not a  
> serious limitation.

I'd agree that would not be a serious limitation.


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