File APIs for Java Developers
Manipulate DOC, XLS, PPT, PDF and many others from your application.
The moose likes Tomcat and the fly likes War file updates existing files? Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Products » Tomcat
Bookmark "War file updates existing files?" Watch "War file updates existing files?" New topic

War file updates existing files?

Raj Puri
Ranch Hand

Joined: Apr 24, 2003
Posts: 189
Does a war file updates existing files and adds/deletes new in there. I have a war file called sales.war. Now I need to redply the application we done a number of changes. If I copy new war file in webapps will it update all folders correctly under there or I need to delete war file and delete all directory and start first. I have srvlets in my application I believe servlet has url mapping that got created by war file automatically, what will happen to those? Will it corect all componenets of web application correctly if I just copy new war and restart the server.
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: War file updates existing files?
It's not a secret anymore!