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From Mark Thomas <>
Subject Re: Tomcat7 deployment url change - please maintain backwards compatibility
Date Fri, 13 Jul 2012 11:02:10 GMT
On 13/07/2012 11:50, Tim Pizey wrote:
> Hi Mark,
> On 13 July 2012 11:37, Mark Thomas wrote:
>> On 13/07/2012 11:04, Tim Pizey wrote:
>>> Please maintain backwards compatibility by supplying a default of html
>>> to the the manager url,
>>> you will save a lot of people a lot of pointless work.
>> The change was made for a good reason and it will not be reverted.
> I do not doubt it,  care to summarise?
> I am not suggesting reversion, as far as I am aware,
> unless the change is caused by the removal of a previous default.
>> Neither is the work it generates for you pointless.
> Please expand your assertion.

See the archives.

>> If you prefer the old mapping then feel free to change it but be aware
>> of the security risks you taking on when you do so.
> Compile my own version of Tomcat7?

> Modify the Maven plugin?

> What security implications?
See the archives.

> I am sorry to come back at you but your reply does not explain any of
> these decisions.
Again, see the archives.

> I have only subscribed to the list to give you this feedback, so am
> not familiar with the
> context.
BTW, you probably want to switch Maven to /manager/text rather than

See the migration guide for other things that have changed between 6 and 7.


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