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From Quintin Beukes <>
Subject Re: How to deploy plain html-files with geronimo?
Date Tue, 13 Oct 2009 17:12:16 GMT
Why does it have to have a servlet at all?

Quintin Beukes

On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 7:05 PM, David Jencks <> wrote:
> On Oct 13, 2009, at 8:31 AM, juhanay wrote:
>> Hi
>> My problem is simple. How to deploy plain html-files or a directory to a
>> user without packing these things is a war file(like apache web server
>> does). So that the user may browse the directory stucture with the
>> browser.
>> WAR-file is not viable option since i cannot pack all the files in a war
>> file.
> Why not?
> Assuming you have a good answer to that question :-)  you can set up a web
> app that has only the default servlet for the web container you are using
> (jetty or tomcat) and configure it to serve static content from wherever it
> actually is.  Unfortunately I don't have an example of how to do this handy,
> but I suspect either jetty or tomcat documentation might explain how to do
> this.  It would be a good thing to get into our docs as well (assuming it
> isn't already there and I just don't know about it).
> thanks
> david jencks
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