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From Paul Taylor <paul_t...@fastmail.fm>
Subject Re: Website downloading old file
Date Mon, 17 Jan 2005 19:30:04 GMT
Umm inconclusive

asp worked ok, i then created a text file called test1.bin downloaded 
it, edited and tried it again and it downloaded the new one correctly as 
well (this is without the ?var=bogus).

Ben Souther wrote:

>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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