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From Kief Morris <>
Subject Re: Your thoughts on organizing multiple web apps
Date Wed, 06 Dec 2000 17:49:07 GMT
George McKInney typed the following on 08:52 06/12/2000 -0800
 >General consensus here seems (in hindsight) to be that <TOMCAT_HOME>/lib is
 >***NOT*** the place to put .jar files UNLESS the Tomcat administrator can
 >ensure that every app that will be installed will be happy with them.
 >Otherwise, the webapp should keep the .jars it needs in its own WEB-INF/lib
 >even if that means some duplication of .jar files across the collection of

I use symlinks (Unix of course) to point from WEB-INF/lib to jar files in
appropriate locations. This makes it easier to keep them updated, and
is especially handy for development.


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