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From "Cox, Charlie" <c...@cincom.com>
Subject RE: Annoyance in the deployer
Date Mon, 06 Dec 2004 17:36:44 GMT
I am using 4.1.29. This was enforced starting sometime after 4.1.24 which
did not require WEB-INF or web.xml. I assumed I was relying on an anomaly
that was  corrected and that it would be the same in 5.x. 

As I work on upgrading to 5.5, this would simplify my installation.

or as Filipe suggested, a flag to change the behavior would also help.

Charlie

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Remy Maucherat [mailto:remm@apache.org]
> Sent: Monday, December 06, 2004 11:11 AM
> To: Tomcat Developers List
> Subject: Re: Annoyance in the deployer
> 
> Cox, Charlie wrote:
> 
> >It is annoying. I have a remote share on the network that is only static
> >files and I had to convince someone to create a WEB-INF folder on that
share
> >and give them a nearly-empty web.xml. I would prefer to not have to
maintain
> >it.
> >
> I don't quite understand your setup, though. If you specify your context
> to some path using a context file, then you shouldn't need a web.xml. Is
> that what you are doing ?
> 
> I'm basing this on TC 5.5 (older TCs may or may not have different
> limitations, so please use this version for testing), and my goal is to
> improve the defaults if I can.
> 
> Rémy
> 
> 
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