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From Mark Thomas <ma...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Tomcat 8 Resources - webAppMount
Date Tue, 16 Jul 2013 11:27:51 GMT
On 16/07/2013 08:42, André Warnier wrote:
> Mark Thomas wrote:
>> On 15/07/2013 23:08, Leo Donahue - RDSA IT wrote:
>>> Is this saying that one can mount a directory under WEB-INF with a
>>> custom path?
>>
>> You could but I haven't tested it so I'm not sure what the consequences
>> would. The features were written with the following scenario in mind.
>>
>> /var
>>   /shared
>>   /tomcat
>>     /webapps
>>       /app1
>>         /WEB-INF
>>       /app2
>>         /WEB-INF
>>
>>
>> The idea is that you can mount /var/shared at some arbitrary (and
>> potentially different for each webapp) path inside the webapps.
>>
>> You can also mount individual files and JARs of files.
> 
> So this is somewhat similar to the Linux "mount -bind" option (but only
> as seen by the Tomcat webapps) ?
> Is that "mountpoint" read-only ?

JARs are read only but mounted directories can be read-write. There is
no configuration to control this (at the moment) just file permissions.

Mark



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