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From Ken Anderson ...@pacific.net>
Subject Re: Apache serving static content
Date Tue, 16 Apr 2002 23:35:57 GMT
As a workaround, you can use an apache alias directive.
     Alias /images/ "$tomcat_home/webapps/webapp_name/images/"

Ken


James Williamson wrote:
> Ken,
> 
> I've send the dev list a few e-mails about this (and other bugs I've seen)
> and
> I should really send this patch to them. However, I need to eradicate a few
> issues with it before I send it to them.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> James Williamson
> www.nameonthe.net
> UK Tomcat Hosting
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Ken Anderson <ka@pacific.net>
> To: Tomcat Users List <tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, April 16, 2002 9:25 PM
> Subject: Re: Apache serving static content
> 
> 
> 
>>What is the advantage of deploying all resources of a webapp inside the
>>webapp directory? If there is a need for a webappIgnore feature, perhaps
>>this question should be brought to the the dev list?
>>Ken
>>
>>
>>Brandon Cruz wrote:
>>
>>>I have the same issue with mod_jk.  We deploy all of our web application
>>>within tomcat_home/webapps.  If a webapp is called myWebapp, then a
>>
> request
> 
>>>to /myWebapp/image.gif will be processed by Tomcat due to the fact that
>>
> it
> 
>>>matches the /myWebapp/* declaration.  Is there a way to keep images from
>>>being processed by Tomcat if they are inside a webapp?  Something like
>>
> the
> 
>>>patch that James mentions below would be exactly what I am looking for.
>>>
>>>Configuration is Apache/Tomcat 3.2.4 using several different Webapps.
>>>
>>>
>>>Brandon
>>>
>>>P.S.  If anyone has problems with tomcat serving images very slowly, the
>>>JkLogLevel should be set to "error" instead of "warn" inside of
>>
> httpd.conf.
> 
>>>This is not really documented anywhere for tomcat 3.2.4, but results in
>>
> HUGE
> 
>>>improvements in speed if you are serving an image-heavy page in a
>>
> webapp.
> 
>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>From: James Williamson [mailto:james@nameonthe.net]
>>>Sent: Tuesday, April 16, 2002 11:19 AM
>>>To: Tomcat Users List
>>>Subject: Re: Apache serving static content
>>>
>>>
>>>Gabriel,
>>>
>>>I wrote a quick patch a while ago for mod_webapp that lets you
>>>specify patterns to ignore (i.e. the request never sees Tomcat).
>>> So apply the patch and recompile, and  in your httpd.conf file use
>>>WebAppIgnore directives to tell mod_webapp which patterns to ignore.
>>>
>>>i.e.
>>>WebAppIgnore *.html
>>>WebAppIgnore /cgi-bin/*
>>>
>>>I haven't thoroughly tested it so would be pleased to know
>>>how you get on. Please find the patch attached. I would submit
>>>to the developers except I need to fix a few problems with it
>>>(You must put the WebAppIgnore's after you've declared your
>>
> application).
> 
>>>Regards,
>>>
>>>James Williamson
>>>
>>>www.nameonthe.net
>>>UK Tomcat Hosting
>>>
>>>----- Original Message -----
>>>From: Gabriel Maffia <gmaffia@technisys.net>
>>>To: Tomcat Users List Service <tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org>
>>>Sent: Tuesday, March 19, 2002 5:07 PM
>>>Subject: Apache serving static content
>>>
>>>
>>>Hello Again:
>>>
>>>I know I can be kinda annoying, but I really need to know if someone
>>
> could
> 
>>>make mod_webapp + warp configuration to serve only dynamic content, and
>>>apache serve only the static content.
>>> If not, does anyone know where can I find a reference for mod_webapp?
>>>Because it seems like there is no detailed documentation on how to use
>>
> it.
> 
>>>
>>>Thanks a LOT!
>>>
>>>
>>>Gabriel Maffia
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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