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From Jason Bainbridge <>
Subject Re: File Permissions in WAR Files
Date Wed, 28 May 2003 19:09:40 GMT
On Thu, 29 May 2003 02:59, Schacht, Tyler wrote:
> When tomcat extracts my .war file, insufficient file permissions are
> applied to the folders/directories.  I use an apache connector and my site
> is unavailable due to apache having insufficient permissions to acess the
> directories.  If I then go in and hand chmod the files/folders, the site
> works fine. I understand that there is no way to set file permissions
> within a war/jar.  Is there a way to tell tomcat to chmod the structure
> upon extracting the war?  This is really throwing a hitch in my
> build/deployment process.
> Tyler Schacht

Can't you just run Tomcat and Apache under the same user or make the Apache 
user part of the Tomcat group? That seems like a simpler solution.

Jason Bainbridge
KDE Web Team - 

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