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seshu Palamanti
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Hi Every one,
I have a simple java web application that i deploy to tomcat, the war file is generated by maven build and has release information in it. The default context root of the is localhost:8090/warfilename...as the warfile name changes every time, i need a better way of having constant context root for the application i know having this in pom.xml

<build>
    <finalName>loginapp</finalName>
  </build>

will have  the final war file name constant but i want to know if this can be achieved by not having release information in war file names. Any help will appreciated.

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Tim Cooke
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As you've discovered, by default Maven includes the artifact version in the war filename. The build:finalName configuration you mention is the standard way to control the name of the war file. I'm not aware of any other options.
 
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