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From Christopher Schultz <ch...@christopherschultz.net>
Subject Re: Context.xml ignored.
Date Tue, 05 Mar 2013 02:08:06 GMT
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Mark,

On 3/3/13 1:44 PM, Mark Thomas wrote:
> The decision was taken, therefore, to link the base file name and
> context name as previously described. This removed nearly all of
> the nasty edge cases, made for much simpler code and made the
> overall process a lot easier to understand.

It also makes things IMHO easier for deployers: if you want to change
the context path of a webapp, pretty much all you have to do is this:

$ mv oldname.war newname.war

No messing-around with "path" attributes, re-rolling WAR files, etc.

- -chris
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