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From Mark Thomas <>
Subject Re: Significant change between 5.5 and 6.0 for Development
Date Thu, 01 Apr 2010 22:24:43 GMT
On 01/04/2010 21:52, Clark wrote:
> We recently started looking at moving from Tomcat 5.5.28 to 6.0.26 in
> our development environment.
> In the initial upgrade/testing of it, I have found the following that
> gives me great concern.
> Again, this is in a development sandbox, not a production deployment.
> The environment, btw, is Eclipse 3.5, MyEclipse 8.5, Java 1.6, Windows 7.
> We run our app as the ROOT context, using this context.xml, and the
> appbase is set to be the developers working sandbox in the server.xml
> <Context path="" docBase="" reloadable="true">

Stop right there. That is completely broken. That this might have worked 
in the past was pure fluke and a side-effect of a bug that has since 
been fixed. You need to read up on the ROOT context.


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