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From Joakim Verona <>
Subject Re: Project blocking problem
Date Mon, 02 Jul 2001 21:23:29 GMT
Here is a thought,

since it is the work dir created by tomcat that break things, why not 
use jspc to build a jar of all your classes, and a servlet mapping file.

i think this process is described in the docs for jspc. hans bergstens 
jsp book on oreilly also describe it.

i dont know if this is any help, but it was just a thought.

/joakim wrote:

>Hi All,
>I've just come to a problem using tomcat that is completely blocking my
>development.  I have a JSP in this directory:
>     \jsp\VarDep2\BR-brand-card\BR-smartcard-CardB\cardBenefits.jsp
>My HTML developers are using Windows machines.  When I generate the .class
>file from compiling the JSP I get this:
>D:\jasondev\Jakarta\tomcat322\     work\localhost_8080%2Fbap\jsp\VarDep_00032\BR_0002dbrand_0002dcard\
>Which appears to be breaking the 256 character file name limit under windows.  The directory
structure is very important in my design, and
>cannot be changed without destroying the value of my software.  Plus, since we're going
to production in Solaris, it's only an issue for the
>Windows people.  I need this fixed in order to support them, so I'm going to try and open
up Tomcat to fix it my self.
>I'm hoping that some of you can provide a list of places that I'll need to change things.
 I understand that this is no small undertaking,
>but putting the whole directory structure into the name can't be that great a thing to
do anyway.  (Anybody know why it's being done this
>I really need all the help I can get.  Any suggestions (Even suggestions of a good shrink)
are appreciated.
>                              Jason
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