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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
> 
> <david.goodenough@linkchoose.co.uk> 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?
> 
> Cheers,
> Torsten
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.

David


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