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From Ben Souther <bsout...@fwdco.com>
Subject Re: Website downloading old file
Date Mon, 17 Jan 2005 19:09:46 GMT
Now, for kicks, try with a file with an '.asp' extension.
Your ISP's proxy server may have a list of extensions that don't get
cached.  This would explain why your dynamic JSPs are working but the
static files are being cached.


On Mon, 2005-01-17 at 13:47, Paul Taylor wrote:
> OK I think you are onto something here,
> 
> the original file was called file.bin, new file replacing it also called 
> file.bin and renamed to file2.bin
> 
> When I use the ?var=bogus the correct file is returned, but when I don't 
> specify a parameter for file.bin it still returns the older file.
> 
> http://domain/context/file.bin                          INCORRECT OLD 
> VERSION
> http://domain/context/file.bin?var=bogus        OKNEW VERSION
> http://domain/context/file2.bin?var=bogus      OK NEW VERSION
> 
> 
> Ben Souther wrote:
> 
> >Try requesting the file with a bogus querystring variable
> >
> >http://domain/context/file.txt?bogus=var
> >
> >See if the unique URL gets you the right file.
> >
> >
> >On Mon, 2005-01-17 at 12:43, Paul Taylor wrote:
> >  
> >
> >>Can you expand on this please, btw if I change any part of the web 
> >>application itself such as a jsp the results are imediate.
> >>Two ther bits of info which maybe relevent.
> >>1. The host is based in Canada and hence has time set to Candian time 
> >>which is earlier than UK time where Im downloading to.
> >>2. The file Im trying to download is a .bin (Linux) file.
> >>
> >>The problem is also happening on Internet Explorer.
> >>
> >>
> >>Parsons Technical Services wrote:
> >>
> >>    
> >>
> >>>Sounds like your ISP may have a proxy setup. Usually two different 
> >>>browsers don't know about each other.
> >>>
> >>>Doug
> >>>
> >>>----- Original Message ----- From: "Paul Taylor" <paul_t100@fastmail.fm>
> >>>To: "Tomcat Users List" <tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org>
> >>>Sent: Monday, January 17, 2005 12:26 PM
> >>>Subject: Re: Website downloading old file
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>>>I think it is a browser problem because I got a friend to download 
> >>>>from his computer and he received the correct file. Im using Firefox

> >>>>and still get the same problem.
> >>>>
> >>>>Ben Souther wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>        
> >>>>
> >>>>>Also, in the interest of not overlooking the obvious... Did you 
> >>>>>verify that the FTP write actually worked and that you didn't
> >>>>>accidentally ADD another file with a slightly different name?
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>On Mon, 2005-01-17 at 09:56, Parsons Technical Services wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>>          
> >>>>>
> >>>>>>File permissions may be part of your problem.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>What OS is Tomcat running on?
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>As for the showing the file after deleting it from the server,
did 
> >>>>>>you do a restart of Tomcat after deleting the file? I remember

> >>>>>>something on the list awhile back similar to this.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>Doug
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>----- Original Message ----- From: "Paul Taylor" 
> >>>>>><paul_t100@fastmail.fm>
> >>>>>>To: <tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org>
> >>>>>>Sent: Monday, January 17, 2005 7:42 AM
> >>>>>>Subject: Website downloading old file
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>            
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>>Puzzled.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>I have a Tomcat 5 application, associated with it a file
that can 
> >>>>>>>be downloaded from the website, which is in the root directory
of 
> >>>>>>>the context. (So if the context is called myapp the file
is in 
> >>>>>>>myapp).
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>Everything was fine but then I realised that there was a
problem 
> >>>>>>>with the file so I ftped a new file to replace it.
> >>>>>>>But when I try to download the file from the website it still

> >>>>>>>refers to the earlier (larger) file.
> >>>>>>>This still happens even though I have:
> >>>>>>>shutdown tomcat,
> >>>>>>>restarted tomcat,
> >>>>>>>deleted tomcat work directory,
> >>>>>>>clerared out my browser cache
> >>>>>>>used a different browser.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>It even still allows the file downloads if I delete the file
from 
> >>>>>>>the server, how can this be ?
> >>>>>>>
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