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From "Shapira, Yoav" <>
Subject RE: Won't deploy to root context even with Context path=""?
Date Tue, 07 Dec 2004 13:54:06 GMT

Because you've probably left autoDeploy on for your Host.

Yoav Shapira

>-----Original Message-----
>From: news [] On Behalf Of Ian Brandt
>Sent: Monday, December 06, 2004 7:14 PM
>Subject: Won't deploy to root context even with Context path=""?
>I'm running 5.0.28.  I'm using the default
>  I have removed the ROOT and example webapps leaving only admin,
>(in server/webapps), and myapp (expanded into $CATALINA_HOME/webapps).
>$CATALINA_HOME/conf/Catalina/localhost/myapp.xml I have specified my
>Context path="".  When I start the server I get:
>INFO: Installing web application at context path /myapp from...
>I then also get the apparently infamous:
>[myapp] WARN [main] SettingsFactory.buildSettings(96) | Could not
>connection metadata
>org.apache.commons.dbcp.SQLNestedException: Cannot create JDBC driver
>class '' for connect URL 'null'
>When I change the Context path back to ="myapp" in myapp.xml the JDBC
>error goes away, so I'm assuming there's some sort of context mismatch
>when I specify "" but Tomcat deploys to /myapp anyway.
>So my question is why might Tomcat deploy my webapp to the context path
>/myapp as opposed to the root context when I specify path=""?
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