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From Mladen Turk <mt...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [daemon] Update procrun.html with 64-bit registry details
Date Thu, 13 Jan 2011 12:00:24 GMT
On 01/12/2011 11:11 PM, Adam Mlodzinski wrote:
> Bump - I'm just looking for clarification.
>
>
>
>> From: Adam Mlodzinski [mailto:Adam.Mlodzinski@quest.com]
>>
>>> From: Mladen Turk [mailto:mturk@apache.org]
>>>
>>> On 12/31/2010 04:09 AM, Adam Mlodzinski wrote:
>>>> I noticed today that tomcat5.exe stores details of services in a different
place on 64-bit Windows
>>>> compared to 32-bit Windows.
>>>
>>> They use the same 32-bit location (Wow6432Node) regardless if you run
>>> a 32 or 64 bit version of procrun (tomcat5.exe).
>
> So, are you saying that a 32-bit build of tomcat5.exe will use one location (not Wow6432Node)
on a 32-bit machine, but will use a different location (Wow6432Node) when run on a 64-bit
machine? The .exe detects its platform and chooses the registry path accordingly?
>

Yes.
Regardless of tomcat5.exe version (32 or 64 bit) on 64-bit windows
they will always use the 32-bit registry.
This allows to have the same configuration if you wish to
run 32 or 64 bit JVM and to have a single 32-bit tomcat5w.exe for management.
Further more we don't need the installers to be aware of 64-bit
environment.


Regards
-- 
^TM

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