The ContextLoaderListener, which initializes the Spring Framework when our web application is loaded by the servlet engine (e.g. Tomcat). The root application context will be loaded from the services-config.xml classpath resource.
A Spring dispatcher servlet named phonebook, loading its configuration from two application context files: phonebook-servlet-config.xml and phonebook-webflow-config.xml. This servlet is also configured to handle all requests matching the URL pattern *.htm, e.g. all requests for the sample application.
I was not sure how the root application context file (services-config.xml) differs from application context files (phonebook-servlet-config.xml and phonebook-webflow-config.xml).
I want to understand how Spring uses theses files .Also, I am not able to get what init params we should give to DispatcherServlet .
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subject: Spring "root web application context" versus "application context files"