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From Mark Thomas <ma...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Automatic deployment changes
Date Fri, 17 May 2013 19:25:39 GMT
On 17/05/2013 20:22, Caldarale, Charles R wrote:
>> From: Mark Thomas [mailto:markt@apache.org] 
>> Subject: Re: Automatic deployment changes
> 
>> 3. A warning is generate if a DIR in the appBase is ignored because
>> there is a matching WAR and unpackWARs==false.
> 
> The doc at [1] contains this statement:
> 
> Note: After deployment, if both a WAR and a DIR are present, Tomcat always serves content
from the DIR for performance.
> 
> Does the "always" apply even if your point 3 above occurs?  The scenario I'm thinking
of is:

No. It should say "After deployment, if a DIR has been created by
expanding a WAR then Tomcat always serves content from the DIR for
performance".

> 1. unpackWARs initially true
> 2. WAR and DIR exist in appBase
> 3. stop Tomcat
> 4. change unpackWARs to false
> 5. modify either WAR or DIR content, but not both
> 6. restart Tomcat

In this case the content will come from the WAR.

Nice catch.

Mark


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