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From Paul Yunusov <>
Subject Re: Context elements question
Date Fri, 10 Jan 2003 22:16:37 GMT
On Friday 10 January 2003 04:36 pm, Charlie Toohey wrote:
> Paul,
> That's exactly my point -- and my question. I do NOT have a ROOT directory,
> THEREFORE Automatic Application Deployment does not automatically create a
> Context element with context path equal to the empty string, THEREFORE I am
> violating the configuration docs which say that you MUST have a Context
> with a context path equal to a zero-length string.
> What are the ramifications of violating this ?
> Should I create a ROOT directory with dummy webapp just so that Tomcat will
> generate the Context element with context path equal to the empty string ?
> What will this do ? Why do the docs state that this is necessary ?
> - Charlie

Well, Charlie, I guess the Craig's reply says it all. But then you have to 
wonder what special meaning Tomcat docs' authors put in the word "MUST".


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