Re: Which is the proper directory for user webapps in Tomcat6
On Wednesday 08 September 2010, Torsten Werner wrote:
> Hi David,
> On Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 2:49 PM, David Goodenough
> <email@example.com> wrote:
> > I am sure I have a memory in a previous Tomcat package that there was
> > a directory (other than the direct /var/lib/tomcat6/webapps) that we were
> > supposed to use to install web apps. This directory had write permission
> > from a group (I think), getting around the problem that otherwise
> > everything has to be installed by root.
> what is wrong with the group writable /var/lib/tomcat6/webapps directory?
Well in my installation it is not group writable. That is exactly the
problem. I installed it from a deb file, using apt-get in the normal way.