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From Martin Grotzke <martin.grot...@javakaffee.de>
Subject Re: How to run a webapp in jetty
Date Mon, 16 Feb 2009 09:07:50 GMT
On Sun, 2009-02-15 at 16:07 -0800, Assaf Arkin wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 15, 2009 at 8:26 AM, Martin Grotzke <
> martin.grotzke@javakaffee.de> wrote:
> 
> > Hi Assaf,
> >
> > would you say [1] is the right way to run a webapp in jetty, or is there
> > a better way?
> 
> 
> I personally don't like the build to block, I like to have the shell ready
> while the server is running in the background, so I recommend using
> jetty:start.
Ok. Do you have a complete example so that we could add this to the
buildr+jetty howto?

Cheers,
Martin


> 
> Assaf
> 
> 
> >
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Martin
> >
> >
> > [1] http://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/BUILDR/How+to+run+jetty
> >
> >
> >
> > On Sun, 2009-02-15 at 01:40 -0800, Assaf Arkin wrote:
> > > On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 5:37 PM, Martin Grotzke <
> > > martin.grotzke@javakaffee.de> wrote:
> > >
> > > > Hi Daniel,
> > > >
> > > > thanx for your fast reply! At javaworld I found one relevant article
> > > > ([1]), but this does only show (at least AFAICS) how to start jetty
> > > > programmatically from java - what's not what I'm looking for. Am I
> > > > missing s.th. in this article?
> > >
> > >
> > > buildr jetty:start
> > >
> > > This will start Jetty running in the current shell, and you can kill it
> > with
> > > Ctrl-C, or buildr jetty:stop (from a different shell). And of course you
> > can
> > > have your build finish by invoking this task (e.g. after packaging and
> > > deploying the web app).
> > >
> > > If the build does jetty:use, it either uses the running instance, or if
> > > there is no instance, starts a new one and shut it down at the end
> > (useful
> > > for integration tests).
> > >
> > > Assaf
> > >
> > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Thx && cheers,
> > > > Martin
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > [1]
> > > >
> > http://www.javaworld.com/javaworld/jw-12-2007/jw-12-outside-the-ide.html
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Fri, 2009-02-13 at 19:04 -0600, Daniel Spiewak wrote:
> > > > > Nathan Hamblin has created a Buildr extension which accomplished
> > > > > this.  I don't have a URL handy, but he did publish it in a JavaWorld
> > > > > article.
> > > > >
> > > > > Daniel
> > > > >
> > > > > On Feb 13, 2009, at 6:37 PM, Martin Grotzke <
> > > > martin.grotzke@javakaffee.de
> > > > >  > wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > Hi,
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I have a simple webapp and want to run this with jetty.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Just running "buildr jetty:start" (with require 'buildr/jetty'
in
> > my
> > > > > > buildfile) starts jetty, but then jetty doesn't serve my webapp.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > From the ode buildfile I found the following:
> > > > > >
> > > > > >  task("start"=>[package(:war), jetty.use]) do |task|
> > > > > >    class << task ; attr_accessor :url, :path ; end
> > > > > >    task.url = "http://localhost:8080/mywebapp"
> > > > > >    task.path = jetty.deploy(task.url, task.prerequisites.first)
> > > > > >    jetty.teardown task("stop")
> > > > > >  end
> > > > > >
> > > > > >  task("stop") do |task|
> > > > > >    if url = task("start").url rescue nil
> > > > > >      jetty.undeploy url
> > > > > >    end
> > > > > >  end
> > > > > >
> > > > > > It seems that I can invoke this with "buildr
> > > > > > mywebapp:start" ("mywebapp"
> > > > > > beeing the name I defined for my project). I see jetty starting
my
> > > > > > webapp, but unfortunately it stops directly afterwards. This
is the
> > > > > > end
> > > > > > of the output:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > ====================
> > > > > > [Completed] Your build has completed: /home/grotzke/proj/mywebapp
> > > > > > buildr mywebapp:start
> > > > > > Completed in 2.625s
> > > > > > Undeploying app at /mywebapp
> > > > > > Jetty server stopped
> > > > > > ====================
> > > > > >
> > > > > > So what is the correct way to run jetty with the deployed webapp?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Thanx in advance,
> > > > > > cheers,
> > > > > > Martin
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> >

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