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From "Thomas Whitmore" <>
Subject context problems: Context Path specifiers broken in TC 5.5
Date Tue, 02 May 2006 04:46:51 GMT
Hi people,

Context Path specifiers seem substantially non-functional in the new deployer technology.
Collection of bugs related to this area:

Bug describing context paths in webapp META-INF/context.xml being ignored:

Bugs describing non-functional ContextSpecifier.ContextPath  and complicated tree-structure
nonsense completely unnecessary to implement such feature:

Message describing problems with possibly-related problems with Context Path specifiers.

Why is there any tree logic necessary? What is conceptually complicated with a Context Path
specification, other than it being a simple String property of a Context object?
--  granted that, in-memory, you might want a PATRICIA trie or somesuch to look them up;
--  but to load/ store & specify them,  tree structure complexity seems questionable.

Why is there almost no simple, functioning, means to specify basic Context details?

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