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From "Shapira, Yoav" <>
Subject RE: Is the docBase attribute in context.xml required?
Date Tue, 24 Feb 2004 18:50:36 GMT


>I have a question about the format of context.xml. Tomcat 5
>says that the docBase attribute is required (as it's bolded). Is this
>really correct? I was able to deploy an application through the manager
>application with context.xml that did not contain docBase. I don't want
>to put an absolute path to the application to context.xml, as
>context.xml is stored in CVS. This looks to me as a documentation bug,
>isn't it?

Look in your $CATALINA_HOME/conf/[engine name]/[host name] directory.
Do you see the XML file for your context, and if so does it have a

Yoav Shapira

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