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From STEVE R BURRUS <steve5...@yahoo.com>
Subject Craig, how do I .......
Date Tue, 25 Jun 2002 02:46:06 GMT
Craig, how do I go about starting to work with Java Servlets and Java Server Pages
in Tomcat's Web Container context?! You seem to be pretty damn knowledgeable about
all aspects of Tomcat--just going by the answers which I have seen you supply to
various users questions--so I REALLY THOUGHT that you could answer my query too.  

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--- "Craig R. McClanahan" <craigmcc@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> 
> On Mon, 24 Jun 2002, Jacob Kjome wrote:
> 
> > Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2002 18:30:02 -0500
> > From: Jacob Kjome <hoju@visi.com>
> > Reply-To: Tomcat Users List <tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org>,
> >      Jacob Kjome <hoju@visi.com>
> > To: Tomcat Users List <tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org>
> > Subject: question about hot deployment and manager app....
> >
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > I've been using the ant tasks for the manager app and they are really
> > slick.  Makes testing much easier.
> >
> > However, how does one dynamically install an application when one has
> > to specify context stuff in the server.xml or in a standalone
> > [myapp].xml (using Tomcat 4.1.3)?
> >
> 
> I do this by using the "install" task that installs a "context
> configuration file".  What's that, you might ask?  It's simply an XML file
> that contains the <Context> element for your webapp, including all of its
> nested tags for the custom configuration you need.  Something like this:
> 
>   <target name="install" depends="main"
>     <install url="${url}" username="${username}" password="${password}"
>      path="/myapp" war="file://${build.home}/myapp.xml"/>
> 
> In later versions (starting with 4.1.5 I think) you can also use this kind
> of thing with the deploy command -- simply put a "META-INF/context.xml"
> file in your WAR file that is uploaded.
> 
> > I'd like to run my builds from anywhere and not have Tomcat attempt to
> > load the app up at startup.  I need to specify the context in the
> > [myapp].xml because I have Reource and ResourceParams for JDBC
> > connection pooling.
> >
> > Is this impossible or am I just missing something?
> >
> 
> Yep ... it is definitely possible, and very handy.
> 
> >
> > --
> > Best regards,
> >  Jacob                          mailto:hoju@visi.com
> >
> 
> Craig
> 
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