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From Mark Thomas <>
Subject Re: Can't seem to get metadata-complete turned on
Date Fri, 14 Sep 2012 17:06:20 GMT
On 14/09/2012 17:36, Benson Margulies wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 12:27 PM, Mark Thomas <> wrote:
>> Benson Margulies <> wrote:
>>> Apologies for the accidental use of HTML.
>>> The problem below is triggered by the facts that:
>>> a) spring-web contains a ServletContainerInitializer
>>> b) even with metadata-complete, tomcat does annotation scanning once
>>> it sees one of those
>> Yes, this is a mandatory requirement of the servlet spec. Yes, it is a PITA. Your
best bet is to add the spring jar to jarsToSkip which should stop it being scanned for the
SCI in the first place. If you need features provided by the SCI, then you can add the other
jars to the skip list.
> Mark, this leads me to a related question. If I'm launching tomcat
> embedded, I have no, right? So I don't even have
> the lengthy normal list of jarsToSkip. Would you recommend settings
> that Tld-scan-limiting property by just calling System.setProperty for
> my embedded application?

See how you get on with 7.0.30. If you still see issues, then yes.


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