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Subject DO NOT REPLY [Bug 44725] Tomcat delete context.xml and web.xml if re-naming Folders in CONF
Date Sat, 24 Apr 2010 19:38:55 GMT

--- Comment #5 from Pid <> 2010-04-24 15:38:49 EDT ---
The original bug refers to a situation where a user renamed a critical
directory location while the server was running. Tomcat interpreted this as an
instruction to undeploy all of the webapps for that host.

An exploded webapp directory can be completely deleted during undeployment,
config files included.

I think the second complaint misunderstands the nature of a Servlet based web
application, some configuration is completely self contained and must be
replaced - renaming & leaving files in place would prevent the directory being
deleted.  Renaming the directory would cause another deployment under the new

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