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From Dennis Thrysøe <>
Subject Re: Delay / caching of resources?
Date Wed, 07 Jan 2009 09:51:29 GMT
On 7Jan, 2009, at 10:45, Peter Crowther wrote:
>> From: Dennis Thrysøe []
>> However, when such HTML files are added or modified to the webapp
>> (exploded directory) it takes something like 5 or 10 seconds before
>> they can be served by tomcat.
> A wild stab in the dark based on something that happened to me...
> How are you adding the files to the webapp?  In particular, are you  
> referencing the folder via a network file system, and if so is there  
> any clock skew between the server and the machine from which you're  
> adding the files?  This can cause odd timestamps on the new files,  
> which may in turn lead to some applications not using them correctly  
> if the timestamps are "in the future" as far as the server's  
> concerned.

No, the webapp is local and the modifications (new files and/or  
altered content) actually come from a servlet in the same tomcat  

> If you're adding the files on the same machine, this doesn't apply  
> and I'll crawl back under my rock ;-).

Thanks anyway :)


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