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From Martin Dengler <r...@xades.com>
Subject Re: Crystal Reports
Date Fri, 20 Jul 2001 23:47:58 GMT
Tomcat 4.0b6 now includes CGI support -- any comments appreciated if you 
would like to take a look.

Martin

John Hebert wrote:

> Hey, I know something Dmitri doesn't know! :)
> 
> Crystal Report files are database query results handled by a client 
> application to display them.
> 
> Bill, of course Tomcat can serve them. Check out ../tomcat/conf/web.xml, 
> specifically the <mime-mapping> section. But, Tomcat cannot _process_ 
> them. Dmitri is correct in saying that Tomcat only executes servlets. 
> You may have a specific reason for wanting to use Tomcat, but I think 
> (w/o more info) that using Apache to serve w/ Tomcat integrated to 
> handle other servlet stuff is your best bet.
> 
> John
> 
> Dmitri Colebatch wrote:
> 
>> Hi,
>>
>> I'm not sure what crystal report files are, but from your email I gather
>> they are a script that apache handles nicely.  Tomcat is a dedicated
>> servlet engine - if it aint a servlet, dont make tomcat serve it... I
>> assume you'll be having apache sit in front of tomcat anyway, so just
>> continue as you have been.
>>
>> cheesr
>> dim
>>
>> On Wed, 18 Jul 2001, Bill May wrote:
>>
>>
>>> G'Day,
>>>
>>> A question
>>>
>>> Is it possible to configure Tomcat to serve Crystal Report (.rpt files)
>>>
>>> With Apache this is achieved by calling an executable in the cgi-bin 
>>> directory
>>> I suppose the question is Does Tomcat support cgi scripts ?
>>>
>>> Cheers
>>> Bill May
>>
> 
> 
> 



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