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From Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot ...@marcelot.net>
Subject Re: ApacheDS on windows 64 bit?
Date Sun, 01 Apr 2012 07:41:32 GMT

On 31 mars 2012, at 16:46, Alex Karasulu wrote:

> On Sat, Mar 31, 2012 at 3:35 AM, Darko Hojnik <hojnik@virtualizing.org>wrote:
> 
>> Hi there,
>> 
>> Am Samstag, den 31.03.2012, 02:50 +0300 schrieb Alex Karasulu:
>>> On Sat, Mar 31, 2012 at 2:29 AM, <Carlo.Accorsi@ibs-ag.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Hi,
>>>> I'm looking to allocate ~3GB of memory to the JVM apache ds runs in
>> but I
>>>> can't do that on 32 bit. The tankui 64bit service wrapper is not a free
>>>> software.
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> Don't we have a 64-bit distribution with the Tanuki wrapper? I thought we
>>> did using an earlier release that was still free.
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> I'm looking for free alternative to run apacheDS 2.0 on windows 64
>> bit. I
>>>> see how one could perhaps use procrun, the wrapper used for managing,
>>>> starting & stopping tomcat to achieve this.
>>>> Although I have not found working examples of this anywhere. Anyone
>> have
>>>> ideas about this? Thanks and have a nice weekend. Carlo Accorsi.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> Carlos we have installers for 64-bit environments for example see here:
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>> http://directory.apache.org/apacheds/1.5/download/download-linux-deb.html
>>> 
>> 
>> 
>> I'm still hoping about support for JSVC. It is an Apache Projekt and
>> smashes Taniku to dust.
>> 
>> 
> :-)
> 
> When I originally wrote the installers I used jsvc and procrun with a
> convenient framework to add any kind of daemon launcher. At that time,
> maybe about 8-9 years ago, commons-daemon seemed like a solid option, but
> then the Tanuki Wrapper started overtaking commons-daemon due to a lack of
> developers but Tanuki's commercialization and turning it's back on the OS
> community lead to a resurgence in commons-daemon activity.
> 
> Now commons-daemon looks like a good alternative and perhaps something we
> should eventually switch to.

Indeed, it would be better to depend on a living project, rather than on a dead branch of
a now-gone commercial project.

We really might add that to our ApacheDS 2.0 checklist.

Regards,
Pierre-Arnaud

> 
> 
>> You could run it on Linux, Unix or FreeBSD. It could run Apache DS on
>> Port 389 and 88 without privileges of rootuser.
>> 
>> 
> That's definitely a nice feature.
> 
> 
>> Also it works with Apache James and Apache Tomcat very fine.
>> 
>> 
> Right it was originally written for Tomcat at the time of inception.
> 
> 
> -- 
> Best Regards,
> -- Alex


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