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web.xml: url-pattern in filter-mapping

Ron Newman
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Joined: Jun 06, 2002
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In Tomcat 4.1.24, if I have this in my application's web.xml file:

the filter never gets called for any of my JSPs. But if I change the url-pattern line to this:

the filter does get properly invoked.
Can someone explain why? All of my JSPs are at the top level of my web application's directory, so they all should match the pattern /*.jsp .
[ July 22, 2003: Message edited by: Ron Newman ]

Ron Newman - SCJP 1.2 (100%, 7 August 2002)
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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