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From Henri Gomez <hgo...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Important requirement : Re: [next] What's next ?
Date Mon, 13 Oct 2003 08:29:25 GMT
Henri Gomez a écrit :
> Remy Maucherat a écrit :
> 
>> Henri Gomez wrote:
>>
>>> Henri Gomez a écrit :
>>
>>
>>
>> Note: I really love Xerces' error messages.
>>
>>> Great it seems to works with :
>>>
>>> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
>>>
>>> <!DOCTYPE web-app
>>>     PUBLIC "-//Sun Microsystems, Inc.//DTD Web Application 2.3//EN"
>>>     "http://java.sun.com/dtd/web-app_2_3.dtd"
>>>
>>> [ <!ENTITY % appconf  SYSTEM "file:../etc/webapp/appconf.xml"> 
>>> %appconf; ]
>>>
>>>  >
>>>
>>> <web-app>
>>>
>>>     <display-name>Servlet 2.4 Examples</display-name>
>>>     <description>
>>>       Servlet 2.4 Examples.
>>>     </description>
>>>
>>>
>>> .....
>>>
>>> So should I assume that the current directory is webapps ?
>>
>>
>>
>> Most stuff during webapp deployment is relative to the host appBase, 
>> so I'm not surprised. I don't really know how this particular path is 
>> resolved, though.
> 
> 
> Could it be possible to add an attribute in Context to make Tomcat
> use the docBase location instead of appBase for a particular context ?
> 
> I made extensive tests with TC 5.0.12 and my currents applications,
> where tomcat could live somewhere on the system (following Linux FHS
> recommandation), and the webapps elsewhere.
> 
> With such very current settings, I couldn't determine from the webapp
> area where is the 'current workdir' and my relative links are broken !!!
> 
> Also it will help ease translation from TC 3.3.x for 5.0.x since the
> current workdir for TC 3.3.x while parsing web.xml is the WEB-INF where
> the web.xml is located.
> 
> Thanks to take a look at this or at least told me if I could works on
> it to add such feature.

No reply for this request ?

Should I assume I could start to work on settings the currentWorking
dir at web.xml dir location at web.xml parsing time ?




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