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From bugzi...@apache.org
Subject [Bug 56366] Use case-insensitive matching in StandardJarScanner
Date Sat, 12 Apr 2014 21:32:21 GMT
https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=56366

Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
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             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
         Resolution|---                         |INVALID
                 OS|                            |All

--- Comment #1 from Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org> ---
Section 10.5 of the Servlet spec requires that JAR files deployed as part of a
web application have an extension of '.jar'

Tomcat performs all operations relating to static files within web applicaitons
(including JAR files) in a case sensitive manner to avoid security issues
caused by mixing case sensitive and case insensitive matching even on platforms
where the file system is not case sensitive.

Note:
- The JAR file specification explicitly places no limits on the name of a JAR
file.
- File names are case sensitive on most operating systems. Windows is the major
exception.

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