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From Remy Maucherat <>
Subject Re: Cross-Context Session Replication
Date Thu, 01 Dec 2005 18:17:06 GMT
John Lewis wrote:
> As was discussed here over the summer, there is a need in the JSR-168 
> Portlet community to use cross-context access so that a portal webapp 
> can communicate with various portlet webapps.  Unfortunately, session 
> replication in a Tomcat cluster does not occur when one webapp accesses 
> another webapp's context and changes occur in the session of the target 
> webapp.
> Unicon now has several clients that are extremely eager to see 
> cross-context session replication support built into Tomcat.  Given that 
> this work would be difficult for someone not already familiar with the 
> Tomcat code, are there any experienced Tomcat developers out there who 
> would be interested in doing this work for pay?  Of course we are eager 
> to have this change incorporated into the main Tomcat code, so having an 
> existing Tomcat committer do this would be ideal.
> If anyone qualified is interested, please contact me directly.  We will 
> undertake the effort ourselves if necessary, but obviously we would 
> prefer to find a community-oriented solution to the problem.

I proposed to use the session.endAccess method to do that, but nobody 
seemed interested in actually implementing it.


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