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From "Thomas T. Veldhouse" <>
Subject Re: Tomcat not reading Context's web.xml
Date Thu, 14 Sep 2000 20:34:56 GMT
Funny that should go unanswered.

Well, if it continues to go unanswered, perhaps a posting to a more
attentive list?

It seems to me that this is a major showstopper for production deployment.
It would be a real pain in the arse to have to make changes in two places
every time.

Tom Veldhouse

----- Original Message -----
From: Jacob Kjome <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, September 14, 2000 3:05 PM
Subject: RE: Tomcat not reading Context's web.xml

> I wrote a comment/question about this earlier.
> Check out my comments here:
> html
> They detail what I think should happen and what isn't happening now.
> I hope someone pays attention to this. It seems very important!
> Jake
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Thomas T. Veldhouse []
> Sent: Thursday, September 14, 2000 2:56 PM
> To:
> Subject: Tomcat not reading Context's web.xml
> I am using tomcat-3.2beta4 and Cocoon 1.7.4.
> I have followed all instructions that I can find for installing Cocoon
> on a given context.  I have made sure the proper jars are in the CLASSPATH
> before xml.jar.  Anyway, it appears that when Tomcat starts, it does not
> read my context's web.xml file.  The generated mod_jk.conf-auto files does
> not contain any references to ANYTHING that I have placed in my web.xml
> file?  Why isn't it being read.  It hardly seems to make sense to have a
> web.xml if it is not going to be read ;)
> I have manually modified mod_jk.conf-auto with "JkMount /newcontext/*.xml
> ajp12" and then is works fine.
> Can anybody tell me what, if anything, I am doing wrong - so that I can
> tomcat to read my web.xml file?
> Thanks in advance,
> Tom Veldhouse

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