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From "Steve Ochani" <>
Subject Re: Shared Javascript, CSS, and Image Files
Date Wed, 14 May 2008 15:43:01 GMT
Date sent:	Tue, 13 May 2008 16:21:22 -0700 (PDT)
From:	John Buchholz <>
Subject:	Shared Javascript, CSS, and Image Files
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> Hi,
> I am looking for the recommended solution for when multiple webapps
> need to use the same sets or javascript, css, and image files.  I have
> created a symbolic link in $CATALINA_HOME/webapps/myapp called
> "shared" pointing to /home/myhome/shared_files.   When I refer to
> /shared/test.js in my jsp, it does not recognize it.  Is there
> something I need to do to tell Tomcat to follow symbolic links or even
> better is there a recommended location under $CATALINA_HOME for me to
> add my collection of shared files that will be seen by all webapps?
> I am using Tomcat 5.5.23.

You have to use the allowLinking attribute in your context config.

-Steve O.

Steve O.

B17G WWII Bomber "Yankee Lady" Flight

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