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From Doug Carter <dcar...@mercycorps.org>
Subject Re: Controlling velocity runtime behavior
Date Mon, 21 Mar 2011 23:21:12 GMT

I was hoping I could piggy-back on an existing velocity/tomcat mechanism
instead writing some code to read a property file. Looks like I won't
be reinventing the wheel. That's what I wanted to know.

Thanks for info,

Doug

On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 09:00:10PM +0100, Claude Brisson wrote:
> Hi Doug,
> 
> this question is far from being specific to Velocity. I'm not aware of 
> any standard on the subject. You could simply read an unversioned flat 
> properties file at the time the webapp is launched, or use versioned 
> branches for development and production.
> 
>   Claude
> 
> On 2011-03-15 19:35, Doug Carter wrote:
> >Hi All,
> >
> >I know of a few ways of solving this problem, but I thought I'd check
> >with you all, in the likely case I'm reinventing the wheel.
> >
> >Recently we implemented Single-Sign-On for a velocity app in our
> >production environment, which I would like to disable in a development
> >environment. I was thinking about setting a property to control
> >application authentication. Something like a property file that doesn't
> >get checked into SCM, that contains settings based on the running
> >application environment.
> >
> >Is there a "preferred" way of doing this with Velocity?  If not, do any of
> >you use or are you aware of an easy way to control run-time properties,
> >where you can easily disable functionality like authentication during
> >development?
> >
> >
> >TIA,
> >
> >Doug
> >
> >
> >
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