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From "Martin Gainty" <mgai...@hotmail.com>
Subject Re: Re: symbolic links usage]
Date Tue, 18 Jul 2006 14:31:26 GMT
This is Good Stuff-

http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-5.0-doc/config/defaultcontext.html
Case sensitive symlinks may not work in case insensitive environments such as Windows

Good Call Phil-
Martin--
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Phill O'Flynn" <phill@musetech.com.au>
To: <users@tomcat.apache.org>
Sent: Tuesday, July 18, 2006 8:43 AM
Subject: [Fwd: Re: symbolic links usage]


> 
> 
> Although this didn't work for me I found an article that said to add the default
> context setting
> 
> allowLinking
> to the server.xml which worked.... for now!?@. 
> 
> So effectively a soulution has been found. but i would appreciate if
> anyone knows why this would work and and changes to the webapps local context.xml. I
> must have written it incorrectly. I don't know
> Regards
> Phill O'Flynn
> 
> 
> 
> --------------------------------- Original Message
> ---------------------------------
> Subject: Re: symbolic links usage
> From: 
>  "dirk ooms" <dirk@onesparrow.com>
> Date:    Tue, July 18, 2006
> 7:44 pm
> To:      "Tomcat Users List"
> <users@tomcat.apache.org>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> make allowLinking="true" an attribute of Context itself 
> 
> On Tuesday 18 July 2006 01:57, Phill O'Flynn wrote:
>>   I have a web app
> that needs to access
>> directories outside of the context using symlinks.
> However these files are
>> not visible to the servlet. I have looked at all
> the FAQ's and made the
>> recommended changes but it still doen't work. I am
> using Tomcat 5.0.XX
>>
>> i have a
>> context.xml file setup in
> the webapps META-INF directory as recommended for
>> tomcat 5 on the web
> site. This is my context.xml
>>
>> <?xml version="1.0"
>> encoding="UTF-8"?>
>> <Context
> path="/drawings"
>> docBase="drawings"
> debug="0" />
>> <Resources
>>
> className="org.apache.naming.resources.FileDirContext"
>>
> allowLinking="true" />
>>  </Context>
>>
>>
> this is the
>> error I get
>>
>>
> org.apache.jasper.JasperException: /dwgList.jsp(12,0) File
>>
> "/downloads/info.jsp" not found
>>
>> ("downloads"
> is a
>> symbolic link and is a sub directory of the project directory)
>>
>> and this
>> is the calling code
>>
>>
> <%@include file='/downloads/info.jsp'%>
>>
>>
>>
> Regards
>> Phill O'Flynn
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
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