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From kkoli...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r1153083 - in /tomcat/tc6.0.x/trunk/webapps/docs: changelog.xml config/context.xml
Date Tue, 02 Aug 2011 09:38:40 GMT
Author: kkolinko
Date: Tue Aug  2 09:38:38 2011
New Revision: 1153083

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1153083&view=rev
Log:
CTR: docs
Clarify rules on setting the path attribute on Context elements when defined in server.xml
It is backport of Mark's r1150070.

Modified:
    tomcat/tc6.0.x/trunk/webapps/docs/changelog.xml
    tomcat/tc6.0.x/trunk/webapps/docs/config/context.xml

Modified: tomcat/tc6.0.x/trunk/webapps/docs/changelog.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/tomcat/tc6.0.x/trunk/webapps/docs/changelog.xml?rev=1153083&r1=1153082&r2=1153083&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- tomcat/tc6.0.x/trunk/webapps/docs/changelog.xml (original)
+++ tomcat/tc6.0.x/trunk/webapps/docs/changelog.xml Tue Aug  2 09:38:38 2011
@@ -333,6 +333,11 @@
       <update>
         Improve class loading documentation. (kkolinko)
       </update>
+      <update>
+        Update documentation to be even more explicit about the implications
+        of setting the <code>path</code> attribute on a <code>Context</code>
+        element in <code>server.xml</code>. (markt/kkolinko)
+      </update>
     </changelog>
   </subsection>
   <subsection name="Other">

Modified: tomcat/tc6.0.x/trunk/webapps/docs/config/context.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/tomcat/tc6.0.x/trunk/webapps/docs/config/context.xml?rev=1153083&r1=1153082&r2=1153083&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- tomcat/tc6.0.x/trunk/webapps/docs/config/context.xml (original)
+++ tomcat/tc6.0.x/trunk/webapps/docs/config/context.xml Tue Aug  2 09:38:38 2011
@@ -220,9 +220,15 @@
         If you specify a context path of an empty string (""), you are
         defining the <em>default</em> web application for this Host, which
         will process all requests not assigned to other Contexts.</p>
-        <p>The value of this field must not be set except when statically
-        defining a Context in server.xml, as it will be inferred from the
-        filenames used for either the .xml context file or the docBase.</p>
+        <p>This attribute must only be used when statically defining a Context
+        in server.xml. In all other circumstances, the path will be inferred
+        from the filenames used for either the .xml context file or the docBase.
+        </p>
+        <p>Even when statically defining a Context in server.xml, this attribute
+        must not be set unless either the docBase is not located under the
+        <a href="host.html">Host</a>&apos;s <code>appBase</code>
or both
+        <code>deployOnStartup</code> and <code>autoDeploy</code>
are false. If
+        this rule is not followed, double deployment is likely to result.</p>
       </attribute>
 
       <attribute name="reloadable" required="false">



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