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Subject Re: PROPOSAL: mod_jk2 autoconfig
Date Tue, 30 Apr 2002 14:57:05 GMT
On Tue, 30 Apr 2002, Glenn Nielsen wrote:

> Both generating an apache config file on startup and my mod_jk change
> which auto mounts context's make the assumption that the Tomcat
> webapps directory is available to the web server.  This may not be
> the case for instances of Tomcat on a remote system.

See my previous mails. The only assumption is that you'll have at least 
one config file on the apache server ( but in a webapps/ directory instead
of a line in ).

> It would be best if information about what contexts are configured,
> which of the configured contexts are available, and the request URI's
> to map to Tomcat was pushed from Tomcat to Apache via the network (channel ?).

I agree - and I was proposing to use a plain HTTP request to communicate
between Tomcat and apache, and shared memory to communicate between
apache processors. 

> There would still be a need for JkAutoAlias for those who want apache
> to server static content for a web app which is available via the fs.

Yes, and this whole proposal would still need your help :-)


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