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appBase, docBase, workDir

JiaPei Jen
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While configuring IDE, I am asked about appBase, docBase, workDir.

I am using the Tomcat. I think the appBase must be C:\jakarta-tomcat-5.0.27\webapps\MyApplicationName

What are the docBase and workDir? Which directories should I specify?
Paul Sturrock

Joined: Apr 14, 2004
Posts: 10336

Which IDE?

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