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From André Warnier ...@ice-sa.com>
Subject Re: Tomcat 8 what happened to VirtualWebappLoader ?
Date Tue, 15 Oct 2013 19:17:51 GMT
Johan Compagner wrote:
> yes i figure this out for the classes
> works quite nice,
> The only problem is that for web-inf/lib
> i can't get it to work to mount multiply external folders into that one.
> 

 From an outsider point of view, that sounds logical.
Each new "mapping" probably overwrites the previous one.
Otherwise Tomcat would have to keep a list, and each time there is an access, go through 
all these directories in sequence (which one?) to check if something there matches what 
the request URL is looking for.  That sounds rather inefficient.

It does look like you could solve your problem by mapping to a slightly different 
webAppMount each time though.

Like :

ext-dir1 -> /web-inf/lib/A/
ext-dir2 -> /web-inf/lib/B/
etc..

Is that not applicable ?


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