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From Thorsten Scherler <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Reading images from a jar
Date Mon, 02 Mar 2009 10:42:16 GMT
On Mon, 2009-03-02 at 10:59 +0100, Krist van Besien wrote:
> You cannot have apache serve files inside a jar. (A jar is a
> compressed archive, after all).

Hmm, yeah, I hoped it could.

> What I would do in your case is extract the static content from your
> webapp, and deploy it to your apache webroot seperately. Using aliases
> or rewrites to make requests for this content map to your static files
> in stead of your tomcat instance is than relatively straightforward.

Yeah, that definitely will work. 


> Krist
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