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From Adam Hardy <>
Subject Re: deleted ghost
Date Mon, 19 Jan 2004 17:17:41 GMT
Yes, unfortunately it does. On my dev machine and my future production 
server. But I had them both running earlier with the German .properties, 
so it would be the same problem. I don't have a third server to test it on.

On 01/19/2004 05:54 PM Tim Kettering wrote:
> Does the same thing happen when you build/run the webapp on a different
> computer? Not sure what to tell you here, but that should at least
> narrow the scope to something in the source or some ghost file on your
> dev machine.
> -tim
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Adam Hardy [] 
> Sent: Monday, January 19, 2004 11:35 AM
> To: Struts Users Mailing List
> Subject: deleted ghost
> I'm having a nightmare with the 
> resource bundle in my webapp. I asked a colleague to look at it and he's
> baffled too.
> I had my resource bundle in an English and also a German .properties 
> file, for testing purposes, but then decided to ditch the German version
> until it's completely finished.
> Even though I deleted the German file, shutdown 
> tomcat, deleted the whole webapp and redeployed and deleted the cache in
> $CATALINA_HOME/work/.... , the German strings are still being cached 
> somewhere.
> I have run a grep on a German string to find it in any file in the whole
> of the tomcat, and the whole of my dev-env, but haven't found it.
> In the HTTP headers, I have set pragma=no-cache, cache-control=no-cache 
> & expires=Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 GMT
> I have cleared the cache from my browser and done refreshes a thousand 
> times. This is now about a month afterwards and the ghost German text is
> still coming up.
> If I set the browser locale to en, then I get the correct English 
> version, but if I then set it back to de, somehow, somewhere it is 
> finding the deleted German resource bundle.
> Any advice much appreciated. :(
> Adam

struts 1.1 + tomcat 5.0.16 + java 1.4.2
Linux 2.4.20 Debian

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