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From "john cho" <>
Subject RE: war file is not expanding
Date Thu, 03 Jun 2004 12:28:54 GMT

but can u explain why that is the hack?  After I did change the docBase to
the WAR, the WAR file did not expand but serving web request.
Can u shed some light on this?


-----Original Message-----
From: Shapira, Yoav []
Sent: Wednesday, June 02, 2004 11:23 AM
To: Tomcat Users List
Subject: RE: war file is not expanding

Specify the docBase as the WAR itself (and leave unpackWARs="true") to
get the WAR file unpacked.  What you're doing with the slashes is a

Yoav Shapira
Millennium Research Informatics

>-----Original Message-----
>From: john cho []
>Sent: Wednesday, June 02, 2004 11:07 AM
>Subject: war file is not expanding
>Hi all,
>i have problem of not expanding war file related with server.xml
>in server.xml, i have context element which has docBase and path
><Context docBase="/var/tomcat4/webapps/testApp" path ="/testApp"
>reloadable="true"></Context>  -- in this case, the war file in /webapps
>does not expand.
>However, if i do change it as follows with ending "/" in docBase and
><Context docBase="/var/tomcat4/webapps/testApp/" path ="/testApp/"
>reloadable="true"></Context> , it does expand the war file.
>I have moved also xerces.xml to /common/endorsed/ to be sure with
>xml parser related issues.  But still the same problem.
>Anybody with insights on this problem would be appreciates.

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