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From David Smith <d...@cornell.edu>
Subject Re: Someone Please: Why Is Tomcat Looking In The Wrong Directory?
Date Tue, 01 Aug 2006 18:34:28 GMT
Hmmm..... and the plot thickens.  Have you asked the vendor about this 
issue?  Can they offer any insights as to how they access the 
myapp.properties file?

--David

Robinson, Eric wrote:

>David,
>
>I do not know if the 3rd party app has hard-coded paths. I grepped for
>tomcat in the app directory and below and I see a couple of places where
>it is doing a System.GetProperty("tomcat.home"), but that's about it.
>
>--
>Eric Robinson
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: David Smith [mailto:dns4@cornell.edu] 
>Sent: Tuesday, August 01, 2006 8:55 AM
>To: Tomcat Users List
>Subject: Re: Someone Please: Why Is Tomcat Looking In The Wrong
>Directory?
>
>Fair enough.  Are the JSPs, servlets, etc., ... all being called from
>the /home/myaccount/tomcat5/webapps directory? 
>
>Here's where I'm going with this: 
>
>If resources like this properties file are being opened from the wrong
>location, but other webapp resources (images, jsps, servlets, etc., ...)
>are being served up from the proper location, it could be the result of
>bugs in your third party webapp.  Maybe it's reliant on a hard coded
>path or a relative path to the current directory at the time tomcat was
>started.
>
>--David
>
>Robinson, Eric wrote:
>
>  
>
>>Sorry, I cannot answer that question as I am not the developer. 
>>Although I called it "myapp" for simplicty, it is really a third-party 
>>application.
>>
>>--
>>Eric Robinson
>>
>>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: David Smith [mailto:dns4@cornell.edu]
>>Sent: Tuesday, August 01, 2006 8:23 AM
>>To: Tomcat Users List
>>Subject: Re: Someone Please: Why Is Tomcat Looking In The Wrong 
>>Directory?
>>
>>I'm responding to the first message in the thread, but have read all of
>>    
>>
>
>  
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>>it.  A thought:
>>
>>How are you opening this file?  Hopefully it's via 
>>ServletContext.getResourceAsStream( "/myapp/conf/myapp.properties" ) ;
>>
>>--David
>>
>>Robinson, Eric wrote:
>>
>> 
>>
>>    
>>
>>>Hello all,
>>>
>>>When I start tomcat, I get several messages like these:
>>>
>>>  java.io.FileNotFoundException:
>>>/usr/local/tomcat5/webapps/myapp/conf/myapp.properties (No such file 
>>>or
>>>directory)
>>>
>>>This file actually exists in
>>>/home/myaccount/tomcat5/webapps/myapp/conf/myapp.properties
>>>
>>>I have $CATALINA_BASE set to /home/myaccount/tomcat5
>>>
>>>My instance of tomcat is starting mostly fine. I can connect to it on 
>>>my custom port and see my own default page, but for some reason tomcat
>>>      
>>>
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>  
>
>>>is still looking for "myapp" in the directory specified by
>>>   
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>$CATALINA_HOME.
>> 
>>
>>    
>>
>>>Someone please take a moment and give me some tips on why this might 
>>>be
>>>   
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>> 
>>
>>    
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>>>happening.
>>>
>>>Thanks much,
>>>
>>>
>>>--
>>>Eric Robinson
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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