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From "Remy Maucherat" <r...@apache.org>
Subject Re: cvs commit:jakarta-tomcat-4.0/catalina/src/share/org/apache/catalina/loaderWebappClassLoader.java
Date Tue, 19 Jun 2001 02:30:13 GMT
> on 6/18/01 7:12 PM, "remm@apache.org" <remm@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > - All the JARs in /WEB-INF/lib are extracted and copied to the work
directory,
> >   even if the resources are filesystem based. Otherwise, it is not
possible to
> >   actually manipulate the JARs which are in the webapp while they're
open, at
> >   least under Windows. This operation is relatively fast anyway.
>
> So, what is the side effect of this? Will that directory now grow without
> bounds?

Obviously, the "side effect" is not that huge.

Try it first, and complain later if it's really a problem :)

> I'm not sure I like a hack like this that is clearly winblows specific.
Can
> you do this conditionally depending on platform?

It's not a hack, it's just about robustness. Maybe it would be a problem on
some other platform, I just don't know.

Remy


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