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From "Craig R. McClanahan" <>
Subject Re: Servlet reloading?
Date Sat, 12 Feb 2000 11:21:17 GMT
Dustin Callaway wrote:

> Does anyone know how servlet reloading works (or if it works) with Tomcat?

Your parenthetical comment speaks to the actual situation -- it's not
currently implemented, although there's work in progress to attempt to
implement this in time for 3.1.

> With many commercial servlet containers, the servlets directory uses a
> special class loader to automatically reload servlets after they are
> altered. Does the classes directory within each context work the same with
> Tomcat? Or is there another directory that supports automatic servlet
> reloading?

None at all yet.  How it will work when implemented remains to be defined by
whoever implements it :-).

> Dustin Callaway
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