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i am developing a webapp, eclipse IDE, Tomcat container: What does the "clean" operation really does==> Project > celan... > select the projects to be cleaned. > ok
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It removes all the compiled binary of the java classes in the defined directory (e.g. WEB-INF/classes).

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so,...will undeploying a webserver do the same thing if my deployment dir is TOMCAT_HOME/webapps/ROOT
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Eclipse's clean option only cleans/removes all your .class files that are avialable in your classes directory of the eclipse project and rebuilds (i.e., re-compiles) all your java files from the scratch.

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