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From Paul Singleton <>
Subject Re: How to deploy my webapp as root context webapp without tomcat loading it twice?
Date Thu, 01 Dec 2005 11:42:31 GMT
Vivek Mohan wrote:
> Like I mentioned in my problem statement:
> I don't want to move my application into ROOT folder or rename it to ROOT.
> And unlike as you said Mark, putting autoDeploy=false doesn't help in this case.
> Is this (loading a webapp twice if the context path and the docBase
> path is different) a feature of Tomcat? Can't this be turned off?

My hunch is that you won't get a definitive answer to this question
in this group :-/

I *think* you need to do all these:

 * maintain an empty appBase directory

 * leave autoDeploy alone (there's nothing for it to deploy)

 * set docBase in Context to an absolute path to your app


Paul Singleton

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