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From Remy Maucherat <>
Subject Re: [5.0] System properties in server.xml (and elsewhere)
Date Wed, 15 Oct 2003 14:56:26 GMT
Henri Gomez wrote:
> Remy Maucherat a écrit :
>> Hi,
>> I think it would be possible, using a new rule, to allow system 
>> properties inside server.xml (and possibly elsewhere) for attribute 
>> values. This is the same as what is being done by Ant in its build 
>> scripts. This would add an additional degree of configurability to 
>> Tomcat.
>> Actually, I wonder why this feature is not available in the digester 
>> itself (I really got used to that feature over the years by using Ant).
> Do you speak about the ${xxx} properties as present in Tomcat 3.3.x ?

Possibly. Basically, if you have a "" sys property, you can put 
"${}" in server.xml, and it will be replaced with the property 
value (like in Ant). I didn't know this was present in 3.3.


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