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From Jürgen Weber (JIRA) <>
Subject [jira] Commented: (JSPWIKI-660) Support external properties in WikiEngine
Date Mon, 16 Aug 2010 09:36:15 GMT


Jürgen Weber commented on JSPWIKI-660:

Another option is to just take out of the .war into a config folder, e.g.
So they are easily changeable.
To change properties, you leave the default properties unchanged and put your overriding properties
at the end of

> Support external properties in WikiEngine
> -----------------------------------------
>                 Key: JSPWIKI-660
>                 URL:
>             Project: JSPWiki
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Core & storage
>            Reporter: John McKinney
>            Priority: Minor
> It would be nice if we could override the properties currently specified in
from  This would allow the ability to have templates, skins and some configuration
external to core jspwiki making upgrading a much easier proposition.
> I'd suggest something simple such as replacing: 
> m_templateDir    = TextUtil.getStringProperty( props, PROP_TEMPLATEDIR, "default" );
> in WikiEngine with something like:
> m_templateDir    = TextUtil.getStringProperty( System.getProperties(), PROP_TEMPLATEDIR,
TextUtil.getStringProperty( props, PROP_TEMPLATEDIR, "default" ));
> For all properties defined in

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