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From Ken Anderson ...@pacific.net>
Subject Re: Apache serving static content
Date Wed, 17 Apr 2002 01:09:32 GMT
Works fine for me, and since the uri changes to /images/test.gif or 
whatever, mod_webapp ignores it, and the files can still live in the 
webapp directory, which is what you want right?
Maybe I misunderstood the problem?
Ken


James Williamson wrote:
> Hi Ken,
> 
> That won't work, mod_webapp only looks at the uri, the Alias directive
> modifies the filename
> (as do things like mod_rewrite) during the uri translation phase, obviously
> doing this has no effect.
> 
> 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: Wednesday, April 17, 2002 12:35 AM
> Subject: Re: Apache serving static content
> 
> 
> 
>>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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