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From Mark Thomas <ma...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [tomcat-6.0.33] META-INF/context.xml Environment not working
Date Fri, 23 Sep 2011 06:22:23 GMT
On 23/09/2011 05:37, Tim Watts wrote:
> Wonderful. Thank You!
> 
> You're right about <Parameter>/<context-param> but I'm not sure all
> standards conforming servlet containers are guaranteed to provide an
> 'external override' behaviour.

If the resource entry in web.xml is insufficient to fully configure the
resource, they'll have to provide some form of mechanism for this.

You might also want to read:
http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-6.0-doc/jndi-resources-howto.html#web.xml_configuration
and
http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-6.0-doc/jndi-resources-howto.html#context.xml_configuration

Mark

> 
> 
> On Fri, 2011-09-23 at 07:07 +0400, Konstantin Kolinko wrote:
>> 2011/9/22 Tim Watts <tim@cliftonfarm.org>:
>>> 6.0.33
>>
>>>        <Environment
>>>                name="configName"
>>>                value="${catalina.base}/local/xbasic/config/master.properties"
>>>                description="Full path name of the config file."
>>>                type="java.lang.String"/>
>>
>>> I got it to work by removing the <env-entry> from web.xml.
>>
>> You have to add override="false" to your <Environment> element. It is
>> tricky, but it is documented
>>
>> http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-6.0-doc/config/context.html#Environment_Entries
>>
>>
>> BTW, I think <Parameter> (<context-param> in web.xml) are easier to
>> use. Note that it requires override="false" as well.
>>
>> Best regards,
>> Konstantin Kolinko
>>
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