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Subject Re: Adding an additional static resource directory to a webapp via API
Date Wed, 23 Nov 2011 19:29:21 GMT
On 23/11/2011 18:06, Benson Margulies wrote:
> I'm launching Tomcat 7 via the API.
> One of the uses of this is that I can launch from Eclipse and
> 'live-edit' my static files, without tangling myself up in the Eclipse
> JEE facilities, which I have never succeeded in using very well.
> Now, I want to meld some shared content into the webapp. In the maven
> build, I use the maven 'overlay' concept. For live development, I'm
> looking to do the same thing.
> Essentially, I want to map in a directory of additional static
> resources into the Context. I see addResourceJarUrl, and I wonder what
> it does with a file:/ url, though the comment in the javadoc about
> META-INF/resources suggests that I'd need to conform to that directory
> structure. (and reading the code in BaseDirContext confirms this).
> Is 'addAlias' the way to go here?

What is the shared content?  Static files?


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