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From Hans Bergsten <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: jakarta-tomcat/src/shell tomcat.bat test-tomcat.bat
Date Fri, 25 Feb 2000 02:03:24 GMT
James Duncan Davidson wrote:
> > I believe this has been discussed before, and I feel now as I did then
> > that it's best to keep them. The main reason is that it makes it easier
> > to start/stop in a GUI environment.
> A gui shouldn't be using the .sh,bat entry points. A GUI should be using the
> direct java API interfaces to startup or shutdown the server -- or if
> running in a different process, should exec the Startup or Shutdown class
> directly. MHO anyway. :)

Sorry, I wasn't clear with what I meant by GUI. I meant that with separate
scripts/bat files for start and stop etc., it's easy to just double-click
on the script/bat in a file manager (like in Windows, CDE, KDE etc.).

Hans Bergsten
Gefion Software

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