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From "Christoph P.U. Kukulies" <>
Subject Re: war file incompletely deployed
Date Tue, 08 Nov 2016 09:12:57 GMT
Am 08.11.2016 um 10:01 schrieb André Warnier (tomcat):
> On 08.11.2016 09:47, Christoph P.U. Kukulies wrote:
>> Am 07.11.2016 um 19:09 schrieb Caldarale, Charles R:
>>>> From: Christoph P.U. Kukulies []
>>>> Subject: Re: war file incompletely deployed
>>>> This makes sense somehow, but wouldn't a local move or copy from 
>>>> within
>>>> the server's filesystem have the same complications?
>>> No, a local mv or rename in a modern file system simply changes the 
>>> directory structure;
>>> no copy is performed.  A copy does stand a chance of being caught in 
>>> the middle, but the
>>> timing window is much, much smaller.  Best to use mv/rename whenever 
>>> possible.
>>>   - Chuck
>> So 'touch' a .LCK file in a  place outside webapps, copy over the 
>> file, when copy done
>> remove the .LCK file.
>>   On the server a background process is running watching for the .LCK 
>> file. when it's
>> gone, it does the 'mv'.
>> (a mv can imply a copy though when it goes across filesystems on 
>> different drives).
> Would it not be simpler to just rename the .war file, to .war.lck, 
> then copy it to the destination, then rename it (in place) to .war 
> when the copy is finished ?
> Tomcat should not even consider .war.lck files, right ?
Ah, yes, forgot about that, that Tomcat wouldn't eat anything that's 
being thrown at it :)


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