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Old January 26th, 2005, 06:58 PM
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Default New War File Will Not Replace Old One

Can anyone help with this problem?

I am using an xml context file to point to my war file. In tomcat4 when I had a new version of the WAR file, I simply replace the old one and restarted tomcat. I can not get tomcat5 to work like this. I replace the old file with the new one, restart tomcat5, go to http://localhost:8080/MyApp, and the old WAR is still running. The only way I get the new one to launch is by deleting the contents of webapps\MyApp and work\MyApp.

Here are the details. The xml context file is stored in

<tomcat_home>\conf\Catalina\localhost

This is my context file:

<Context path="/MyApp"
        docBase="D:/WarFiles/MyApp.war"
        debug="0"
        privileged="true">
</Context>

From server.xml

<Host appBase="webapps"
autoDeploy="true"
debug="0"
deployOnStartup="true"
deployXML="true"
name="localhost"
unpackWARs="false"
xmlValidation="false"
xmlNamespaceAware="false">
</HOST>

 
Old February 25th, 2005, 05:45 AM
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Delete the folder (\Bin) manually and recreate again.

Gokulan Ethiraj





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