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From "Jay D. McHugh" <jaydmch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Patchy documentation, setup dev envirmonment on vista
Date Fri, 01 Aug 2008 19:16:18 GMT
Thomas,

Also, you mentioned that you are on Vista with the latest JDK.

Currently, Geronimo requires a 1.5 (J2SE 5.0) version of Java.


Jay

Joe Bohn wrote:
> 
> Yes, there is certainly room for improvement in documentation.  I think 
> that is a struggle for all open source projects and Geronimo is no 
> exception.  As I'm sure you've heard before - contributions are welcome 
> :-).  Some more comments/questions in-line below.
> 
> Joe
> 
> 
> tpoth@gmfoto.de wrote:
>>
>> Hi All,
>>
>> i'm currently in an early phase of understanding Geronimo.
>>
>> You know
>> I tried to ..., and i fail.
>>
>> The Documentaion doesen't help in this Situations.
>> There are many step by step howto's, but they are so patchy.
>>
>> Example:
>> I tried to Setup my Development Environment with Eclipse on a Windows 
>> Vista Business Box.
>> The lates JDK's are installed on it.
>>
>> I downloaded the lates stable Geronimo v 2.1.1 with Tomcat JEE, there 
>> is no hint in the docu, that path langth must be ..., but i think it 
>> should be there.
> There is a reference to the windows path length issue in the README for 
> each server image.  We felt this was the best place to include this 
> information.  There are probably some other references in the wiki or 
> whatever ... but the README is the place we would expect most folks to 
> look.  Do you have other recommendations on where you would have 
> expected to see a note about this and didn't find one?
> 
>>
>> I downloaded the latest Eclipse "Ganymede" as JEE5 IDE as described, 
>> but when i'm trying to install the GEP it fails with dependencie errors.
>>
>> I downloaded the latest Eclipse "Europa" as JEE5 IDE as described, but 
>> when i'm trying to install the GEP it fails with dependencie errors.
>> And be sure i tried all three ways, to get a Geronimo Server in 
>> Eclipse configured.
> I'm not much help on the eclipse side ... perhaps others can give some 
> recommendations.
> 
>>
>>
>> I Don't want to post here all the beginners quests.
>>
>> Is there another source, to get all theses surly solved issues done?
> Aside from the documentation in the wiki I don't have any other 
> recommendations.  If you could enhance what is there (or provide new 
> pages/topics) to improve the doc based upon your experiences that would 
> be terrific.
> 
>>
>> Is there an easy way to Setup my environment. Any Links?
> There is the quick start topic in the wiki 
> (http://cwiki.apache.org/GMOxDOC21/quick-start-fast-and-easy-development.html) 
> - have you already looked at that topic?
> 
> 
>>
>> Best regards
>>
>> GM-Foto GmbH
>> Thomas Poth
>>
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>>
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