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How to Put JSP under WEB-INF

Alec Lee
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Joined: Jan 28, 2004
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I am placing JSPs under WEB-INF and is using modules in Struts. The advice I got is to use this forward value:

<forward name=... path="/myview.jsp" />

i.e. without bothering the "/WEB-INF/module" prefix. At the same time, we should just let struts automatically insert this prefix by setting:

<controller forwardPattern="/WEB-INF$M$P"/>

However, once I made this change, how could I forward from 1 action to another action? e.g.

<acton ..
<forward name=... path="/actionB.do"
<action path="/actionB"..>

The above is problematic because the forward path would be replaced by /WEB-INF/module/actionB.do according to the forwardPattern I set previously.
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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