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choosing my own webapp instead of ROOT on 5.5  RSS feed

seb petterson
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On 5.0 i simply changed path in the context element in ROOT.xml under tomcat/conf/catalina/localhost/ROOT.xml to "/ROOT" and similarly in ...myWebApp.xml i changed the path property to "";

That way the webapp activated by an empty string as context path in the accessing url was myWebApp ant not the default ROOT webapp.

On 5.5 this doesn't work anymore. Can anyone help me on this?

Also I wonder, what is the preferred way of dealing with this, is it to just put your default webapp in the ROOT directory, or to make it work by configuring tomcat?

Thanks in advance!

It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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