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From Jon Stevens <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: jakarta-tomcat-4.0/catalina/src/share/org/apache/catalina/loader
Date Tue, 19 Jun 2001 02:21:56 GMT
on 6/18/01 7:12 PM, "" <> 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

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


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