If the links are formed correctly they will not be broken when the context path name changes.
I apologize for lack of clarity in my previous comment. It should have been
The impact is any existing external links [in external discussion forums, blogs etc that are not under our control] referring to the application will be broken. For example the bookmarks [or favorites] in the browser [of a visitor] will become invalid
I’ve looked at a lot of different solutions, and in my humble opinion Aspose is the way to go. Here’s the link: http://aspose.com