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From "Vamsavardhana Reddy" <c1vams...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Geronimo Follow Symbolic Links
Date Mon, 11 Feb 2008 19:16:06 GMT
Crated a JIRA https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GERONIMO-3837



On Feb 7, 2008 11:14 PM, Vamsavardhana Reddy <c1vamsi1c@gmail.com> wrote:

> Does <DefaultContext allowLinking="true"/> modify the attribute to all
> applications deployed in tomcat or is it per application?  In Geronimo, if
> we want to control it per application, we will need a new tomcat specific
> element in geronimo-web.xml (which means a schema change, and I prefer to
> do it before 2.1 goes out, provided RM approves).  If it is ok to have one
> setting across all apps, we can take the easy route of using a system
> property (argh...  I seem to have developed an affinity to system
> properties).
>
> Please go ahead and create a JIRA so that we can get this done sooner or
> later.
>
> ++Vamsi
>
>
> On Jan 9, 2008 1:32 AM, Adam Ruggles <a.ruggles@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >
> > The affect of allowLinking is to allow the servlet to serve up paths
> > that are
> > associated with a symbolic link.
> >
> > An example would be if I had a images folder in the root of my web app.
> >  The
> > images folder is really a symbolic link pointing to another folder on my
> > hard drive.  With the allow Linking enabled I could still through a web
> > browser see the images in the images folder.
> >
> > I hope I explained that correctly.  Apache Httpd also has a property in
> > it's
> > configuration to do that.
> >
> >
> > djencks wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > On Jan 8, 2008, at 9:33 AM, Adam Ruggles wrote:
> > >
> > >>
> > >> I'm using Geronimo 2.2 with tomcat.  I'm trying to get Geronimo to
> > >> follow
> > >> symbolic links.  I have a folder outside the webapp that I use a
> > >> symlink to
> > >> allow the user to browse that folder.  In tomcat I was able to edit
> > >> the
> > >> server.xml file with <DefaultContext allowLinking="true"/>.  How
can
> > I
> > >> accomplish this in Geronimo.
> > >
> > > I wouldn't call myself a tomcat expert, but I don't know of any way
> > > to do this in geronimo.  I expect it would be easy to add, so you
> > > could add a Jira issue asking for it.  I expect we'd need a new
> > > tomcat specific element in geronimo-web.xml, although since I'm not
> > > familiar with the exact meaning or effect of the property I could be
> > > wrong.
> > >
> > > thanks
> > > david jencks
> > >
> > >>
> > >> Thanks,
> > >> Adam
> > >> --
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> > >> Symbolic-Links-tp14694340s134p14694340.html
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> > >> Nabble.com.
> > >>
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
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> >
> >
>

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