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From Mark Thomas <>
Subject Re: Relative redirect with sendRedirect(...)
Date Tue, 18 Nov 2008 15:32:38 GMT
Stig Kleppe-Jørgensen wrote:
> Hi,
> Am I completely mistaken when thinking that an URL like "../../go/here" is
> covered under the term relative? 

No. You are correct.

> If not, why doesn't a HttpServletResponse.sendRedirect("../../go/here")
> work? As far as I can read from the servlet spec, the servlet engine _must_
> resolve relative redirects before sending the redirect back to the browser.
> But as far as I can tell, Tomcat does not do this. And furthermore, the
> watchdog tests does not have a test for this.

Where were you when you issued the redirect?


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