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web.xml and struts-config.xml

p hasini
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Joined: Oct 24, 2009
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We configure struts-config.xml in our web.xml.

Does it mean only web.xml file is read during container startup.
or does the container read both files during startup.

Ankit Garg

Joined: Aug 03, 2008
Posts: 9374

The container only reads the web.xml file. The sturts-config.xml is read by the struts framework. Also as far as I remember, it is not compulsory to declare struts-config.xml in web.xml. You just need to define the ActionServlet as a servlet...

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