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From "Marco Barcella" <barce...@appiancorp.com>
Subject RE: Particular Configuration Problem
Date Mon, 07 Oct 2002 20:47:39 GMT
Thanks Vincent,

let me make sure I understand one last point:
I should be able to add the redirector definitions
to the global web.xml in TOMCAT and avoid modifying 
the production web.xml. Right? So far it seems to work 
but not sure about the future.

Thanks a lot for the advices,

<>-----Original Message-----
<>From: Vincent Massol [mailto:vmassol@octo.com]
<>Sent: Monday, October 07, 2002 4:11 PM
<>To: 'Cactus Users List'
<>Subject: RE: Particular Configuration Problem
<>Hi Marco,
<>> -----Original Message-----
<>> From: Marco Barcella [mailto:barcella@appiancorp.com]
<>> Sent: 07 October 2002 20:14
<>> To: Cactus Users List
<>> Subject: Particular Configuration Problem
<>> Hi all,
<>> I understand that I am supposed to configure the server side (web.xml)
<>> and the client side (cactus.properties: contextURL).
<>> I am using TOMCAT 4.0.3
<>> In my case: I have an application that I deploy to C:/foe/bo/
<>> application);
<>> this application comes with a web.xml that I can modify adding the
<>> redirectors definition, as specified by the website tutorial. If I do
<>> everything works, but, ideally I should not modify that web.xml.
<>> I should create another application (testing application) (in webapps
<>> example) where I create
<>> the web.xml which defines the redirectors (instead of modifying the
<>> deployed
<>> application web.xml) and
<>> place a build.xml that runs the tests through ANT.
<>Ideally, yes ... but not in the current cactus. The strategy is to have
<>ant scripts that create 2 wars : one for production and one for testing.
<>> THE PROBLEM is that in order to have the redirectors found, I have to
<>> specify the URLContext to be
<>> the testing application URL. Therefore I cannot define the URLContext
<>> be
<>> the deployed application
<>> one and therefore I cannot use some methods like
<>> pageContext.include(relariveURL), testing some files in the deployed
<>> application.
<>It won't work anyway as one webapp is completely separate from another
<>webapp. They live in different realms and cannot call each other. I
<>think there is a JSR (or maybe it is the upcoming Servlet API 2.4 ?)
<>that allows cross-webapp calls but it's definitely not in 2.2 nor 2.3.
<>> I could define the redirectors in the global web.xml, but I am trying
<>> avoid that.
<>> Am I missing something? Is there a way to do what I would like to do?
<>Yes, by having 2 web.xml and packaging 2 wars. BTW, if you're concerned
<>about reuse you can have only one web.xml which gets resolved
<>differently if you're packaging the test war. See
<>> Thanks in advance,
<>> marco
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