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From "Remy Maucherat" <r...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Tomcat 4 unpacking of WAR files behavior
Date Thu, 01 Mar 2001 21:54:18 GMT
> >> If unpackWARs="false", then nothing is expanded out into webapss, the
war
> >> file is expanded out as needed into the work dir, correct?
> >
> >The JARs are indeed expanded as a temporary fix for Jasper. There is hope
> >that we can perhaps use a tweaked version of javac which would load
classes
> >from a classloader (in which case no expanding is needed).
>
> Seems to me that running from a war directly would be a problem for
> performance
> anyway.  Wouldn't you have to unzip them somewhere?  RAM?

It probably slows down a little bit the classloading, but the class only has
to be loaded once anyway, so it's not a big deal.

Remy


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