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Subject DO NOT REPLY [Bug 13983] - RMI call from Web Application throws SocketException if CATALINA_HOME has a space in it
Date Tue, 23 Aug 2005 21:24:29 GMT
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------- Additional Comments From jbisotti@gmail.com  2005-08-23 23:24 -------
(In reply to comment #10)
> Well, my "fix" is to disallow installation of Tomcat into a directory path
> containing spaces -- for our distribution of Tomcat.
> 
> RMI is pretty silly in this regard -- to the point that we've taken using the
> RMIClassLoaderSpi to get it not to send all these URLs on every call, as we
> don't allow any server loading of client classes anyway.  I've not checked but
> this RMIClassLoaderSpi change may well fix this issue -- as I believe that's
> what caused the issue.
> 
> At this point, though, I'm leaving well enough alone -- spaces in paths are bad
> news and are best disallowed.  One could never get away with this in a client
> installation, but even on Windows server administrators should understand this
much!

Unfortunately, I'm dealing with a user installation scenario and they can
install where ever they like.  Tomcat's own Windows installer puts it in
"C:\Program Files\Apache Software Foundation\Tomcat 5.5" by default.  So, my
problem still stands, as does my wonderment that this has not been addressed.

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