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From <cos...@costin.dnt.ro>
Subject RE: Linux RPM package volunteer
Date Tue, 30 May 2000 17:13:45 GMT

Can you send the .spec files - we have an old one checked in, it should be
updated or deleted. 

We should add a link on the web site - but I don't know how to do it :-(
You can try to add one question/response in the FAQ - it's easy to use.

Costin


> ftp://ftp.falsehope.com/home/gomez/jakarta/3.1/
> 
> Regards.
> 
> PS: Murray I send you a mail about this and others RPMs at
> murray@codingapes.com but got :
> 
>     ----- The following addresses had transient non-fatal errors -----
> <murray@codingapes.com>
> 
>    ----- Transcript of session follows -----
> 451 <murray@codingapes.com>... codingapes.com: Name server timeout
> Warning: message still undelivered after 4 hours
> Will keep trying until message is 5 days old
> 
> -
> Henri Gomez                 ___[_]____
> EMAIL : gomez@slib.fr         (. .)                     
> PGP KEY : 4912D659    ...oOOo..(_)..oOOo...
> PGP Fingerprint : 8CAD0D50356DA7E45C540B010FFE39E8
> 
> 
> 
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Williams, Murray Todd [mailto:murray_williams@merck.com]
> >Sent: Tuesday, May 30, 2000 5:00 PM
> >To: 'tomcat-dev@jakarta.apache.org'
> >Subject: Linux RPM package volunteer
> >
> >
> >I don't see any sign of Tomcat RPMs for Linux, so unless 
> >someone points some
> >out, I'm willing to volunteer to make some.  Currently I've 
> >built RPMS for
> >the XML Apache tools (Xerces-J, Xalan-J, FOP, Cocoon) that 
> >layer on top of
> >the "official" ApacheJServ RPMs.  I'm thinking of first constructing a
> >Tomcat RPM and then modifying my other RPMs so that they will 
> >intelligently
> >configure themselves for either JServ or Tomcat depending on 
> >which system
> >(RPM package) is installed.
> >
> >I suspect this might do a world of good to address all the 
> >newbie e-mails
> >from people who are just trying to get their first crack at a 
> >"Hello World"
> >working. (At least on Linux.)
> >
> >My only problem is this: I haven't done much with Tomcat (got 
> >it installed
> >once off of /usr/local) and I have very little idea what an 
> >"ideal generic
> >configuration" would look like.  I can see that Tomcat is very "root
> >directory" oriented (as opposed to easily allowing a user to 
> >put a config
> >file anywhere (/etc/httpd/conf/jserv for example), class files 
> >anywhere,
> >etc.  Thus I'm guessing either everything needs to be put 
> >under /opt/tomcat
> >or /home/httpd/tomcat or something like that.
> >
> >PLEASE, I'd like to invite any opinions or recommendations so 
> >I can do this
> >right the first time.  I don't need any newbie-style 
> >handholding, just some
> >good basic configuration recommendations.
> >
> >(And by all means, if someone else has already done an RPM, 
> >let me know.)
> >
> >Cheers!
> >
> >Murray Todd Williams
> >
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