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From Romain Manni-Bucau <rmannibu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Missing web.xml file causes UnknownModuleTypeException
Date Tue, 06 Mar 2012 10:25:47 GMT
just pushed a test to be able to fallback more easily to webapp.

it will probably need some enhancement but it should work.

- Romain


2012/3/6 Neale Rudd <neale@metawerx.net>

> Maybe if it has no WEB-INF and no META-INF either, it can be considered
> the same way as an empty WEB-INF folder?
>
> That would cater for ear but allow Tomcat-7 simple no web-xml apps to work
> immediately.
>
> What do you think?
>
>
> Best Regards,
> Neale
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Romain Manni-Bucau" <
> rmannibucau@gmail.com>
> To: <users@openejb.apache.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 06, 2012 8:57 PM
>
> Subject: Re: Missing web.xml file causes UnknownModuleTypeException
>
>
>  The problem with this is that for Tomcat everything is a webapp so that's
>> easy to guess which module typ eit is.
>>
>> TomEE can manage jar, war and ear so we need something to distinguish
>> them.
>>
>> The WEB-INF folder is enough (and i think the spec don't say it is
>> optional).
>>
>> - Romain
>>
>>
>> 2012/3/6 Neale Rudd <neale@metawerx.net>
>>
>>  Hi Romain,
>>>
>>> Yes - an empty WEB-INF folder works fine, and also it's no problem adding
>>> a simple web.xml anyway.
>>>
>>> I'm more concerned with whether it will stay this way and if it's part of
>>> the spec or not, as I'm making a list of differences for our customers if
>>> they want to try TomEE.  Naturally the closer it is to Tomcat's
>>> behaviour,
>>> the easier it is for them to start using it.
>>>
>>> Best Regards,
>>> Neale
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Romain Manni-Bucau" <
>>> rmannibucau@gmail.com>
>>> To: <users@openejb.apache.org>
>>> Sent: Tuesday, March 06, 2012 8:23 PM
>>> Subject: Re: Missing web.xml file causes UnknownModuleTypeException
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>  Did you try putting an emtpy WEB-INF folder?
>>>
>>>>
>>>> - Romain
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> 2012/3/6 Neale Rudd <neale@metawerx.net>
>>>>
>>>>  Hi Guys,
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> One of the apps we're trying on TomEE 1.0.0-beta-2 throws an
>>>>> UnknownModuleTypeException when deploying, because it has no
>>>>> WEB-INF/web.xml file.
>>>>>
>>>>> It's a simple static website (html, css, images).
>>>>>
>>>>> The docs I've read seem to indicate that web.xml is optional, and it's
>>>>> definitely optional on Tomcat 7.
>>>>>
>>>>> Is this a difference with TomEE or a pending issue?
>>>>>
>>>>> I found another mail on the list from 9-Oct-2011 and TOMEE-27 on Jira
>>>>> but
>>>>> it's marked as Fixed for 1.0.0-beta-2.
>>>>>
>>>>> Best Regards,
>>>>> Neale Rudd
>>>>> Metawerx Pty Ltd
>>>>> http://www.metawerx.net
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>

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