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From Quintin Beukes <quin...@skywalk.co.za>
Subject Re: How to deploy plain html-files with geronimo?
Date Wed, 14 Oct 2009 07:42:56 GMT
Now I learn something new. Thanks :>

Quintin Beukes



On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 8:35 PM, David Jencks <david_jencks@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> On Oct 13, 2009, at 10:12 AM, Quintin Beukes wrote:
>
>> Why does it have to have a servlet at all?
>
> You need a default servlet to serve static content.  Jetty and tomcat
> install one by default in each web app (unless you override it) but these
> automatic default servlets serve content from inside the war.  If you pack
> stuff up in a war, you shouldn't need any servlet :-).  If you want the
> content served from somewhere else, you need to configure a default servlet
> to tell it where the "somewhere else" is.
>
> hope this is clearer :-)
> david jencks
>
>
>>
>> Quintin Beukes
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 7:05 PM, David Jencks <david_jencks@yahoo.com>
>> 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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>>>> Sent from the Apache Geronimo - Users mailing list archive at
>>>> Nabble.com.
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>
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