[javaee-spec users] Re: Is an application's module's alt-dd supposed to be authoritative?

From: Hong Zhang <>
Date: Fri, 02 Aug 2013 15:51:09 -0400

No there is no merge, the alt-dd just replaces the one defined inside
the module if there is one there.

On 8/2/2013 3:05 PM, Laird Nelson wrote:
> Consider an application.xml that includes a module.
> Suppose that module specifies an alt-dd.
> Can the alt-dd so specified be "sparse"? That is, is it merged with
> the "real" deployment descriptor that may be present in the module, or
> does it trump it?
> Thanks,
> Best,
> Laird
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