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From Brian Gordon <bria...@sympatico.ca>
Subject Re: war files and directories
Date Sat, 03 Jun 2000 21:29:22 GMT
Thanks,
    I'll try that. However, when I want to deploy, how do I create a war file?
And just what does it DO anyway?

Brian

ALEXANDROS KOTSIRAS wrote:

> My recommndation regarding the tomcat-apache.conf :
> Create a new file , call it tomcat_apache.conf or whatever you want and
> include this one in the http.conf.
> In most of the cases you would rather like have control on that file and
> don't let Tomcat update it by it's self becuase it cannot guess all you
> setting preferences exactly as you want them to be.
>
> For the .war files i have never used them yet. You can start without using
> war files. Place your servlets/beans in WEB-INF/classes and you should be
> fine. Later when you decide to deploy you may put all your application
> files/classes in a .war file. The .war file is not created automatically and
> it's not a requirement.
> JSP files for a context go into TOMCAT_HOME/webapps/contextName/jsp/
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Brian Gordon <brian.g@sympatico.ca>
> To: <tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org>
> Sent: Saturday, June 03, 2000 4:05 PM
> Subject: war files and directories
>
> > I just installed Tomcat on my RedHat Linux 6.2. I used to use
> > ApacheJserv, and find Tomcat hard to follow by comparison.
> >
> > What is a war file? How is it added to the webapps directory? Do we have
> >
> > to employ the directory structure set in the examples? (The WEB-INF
> > directory is counter-intuitive.) What's the difference between the
> > tomcat.conf and tomcat-apache.conf? I notice the latter is updated  when
> >
> > I add a context to server.xml, but no war file is placed in the webapps.
> >
> > /root appears often in the config files. Is this related to the ROOT
> > directory in webapps? What is it?
> >
> > If you can answer any or all of these questions, I'd appreciate it!
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Brian
> >
> >
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