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From "Mike Jackson" <mjack...@cdi-hq.com>
Subject RE: RequestDispatcher and WEB-INF
Date Thu, 20 Feb 2003 17:21:30 GMT
The web-inf is protected, ie it's not a part of the web app.  At least not
in terms of being able to serve files from within it.

--mikej
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mike jackson
mjackson@cdi-hq.com

> -----Original Message-----
> From: rf [mailto:rufoo2001@yahoo.com]
> Sent: Thursday, February 20, 2003 3:51 AM
> To: tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: RequestDispatcher and WEB-INF
>
>
> I want to give out an exe after an authorization. So I
> put the exe in WEB-INF to avoid direct access, and
> tried to do:
> 	RequestDispatcher rd =
> req.getRequestDispatcher("/WEB-INF/my.exe");
>        rd.forward (req, res);
>
> Tomcat 4.0.6 says /WEb-INF/my.exe cannot be found.
>
> I dont know how this is different from what Craig
> mentioned at
> http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=tomcat-user&m=99790295202902&w=2
>
>
> Thank you
> Rf
>
>
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