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From Greg Trasuk <tras...@stratuscom.com>
Subject Re: External keyboard with iPad
Date Tue, 28 Nov 2017 19:52:23 GMT


> On Nov 28, 2017, at 2:34 PM, Mike Jumper <mike.jumper@guac-dev.org> wrote:
> 
> On Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 5:46 AM, Greg Trasuk <trasukg@trasuk.com> wrote:
>> ...
>>> 
>>> https://github.com/mike-jumper/incubator-guacamole-client/tree/fix-ios-external-kb
>>> 
>>> Mind giving that a go?
>> 
>> I’m traveling without that hardware, so it’ll be Friday or Saturday before I
can try it out, but I certainly will give it a go.
>> 
>> Probably a dumb question, but there’s nothing that would prevent me having a second
client (your test branch) running in the same Tomcat instance as the stable release, is there?
>> 
> 
> There is, unfortunately. You can't run multiple copies of Guacamole
> under the same Tomcat instance - they would end up sharing the same
> configuration and extensions. For copies of Guacamole which are
> identical versions, this would work but would be strange (why not just
> have one instance). For copies of Guacamole which are different
> versions, the extensions and database schema from one will be
> incompatible with the other. There are sanity checks during startup
> which prevent Guacamole from trying to use extensions from other
> versions, but those checks will erroneously pass for builds from git
> as the version number has not yet been bumped.
> 
> You'll need to use a different Tomcat instance, ideally running as a
> different user to avoid having to mess with GUACAMOLE_HOME.
> 
> - Mike

So.. I’m guessing that I would need a different ‘guacd’ as well.  OK, not a production
instance so I’ll just switch the whole thing to the experimental version.


Cheers,
Greg Trasuk


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