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From Christopher Schultz <>
Subject Re: placing context.xml in META-INF works?
Date Wed, 18 Oct 2006 22:45:11 GMT

>> Isn't this what conf/server.xml is for? I mean, I'm no Tomcat 5.x
>> expert, but that's what I'd do way back here in Tomcat 4.1.
> Things have changed.  Global resources should be defined in server.xml,
> but app-specific ones belong in the <Context> element for that app.
> Specifying them globally makes it much more difficult to modify the
> resource attributes without bringing down the whole server.

I get that, but it sounds like that's exactly what this guy wants:
configuration that is available to all of his webapps, and never
changes. If it smells like a global resource...?


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