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From Amy Lewis <ale...@tibco.com>
Subject RE: RPM for jakarta/xml apaches projects
Date Mon, 04 Dec 2000 18:25:42 GMT
I would like to see a debian package of Tomcat.

However, I'd also like to see a debian 1.2+ JDK .... *laugh*

Amy!

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Thom May [mailto:thomas@amxstudios.com]
> Sent: Monday, December 04, 2000 12:20 PM
> To: tomcat-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: Re: RPM for jakarta/xml apaches projects
> 
> 
> Hi Henri,
> on a similar note, I am currently beginning the long road into
> the Debian project. I have already stated that I wish to take
> over the packaging for Cocoon, and am currently debating 
> whether to try
> to do Tomcat as well. I would be interested in hearing from
> folks here whether they percieve a need for Debian packaging, or
> whether they prefer to "roll their own"?
> cheers
> -Thom
> On Mon, Dec 04, 2000 at 03:19:55 +0100, GOMEZ Henri said:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I just want to launch a poll to all tomcat commiters and latter=20
> > extends to jakarta.apache.org and xml.apache.org projects commiters.
> > 
> > As you may know I allready release RPM for the majority of the new
> > Apache Projects.
> > 
> > May be it will be time to 'Institutionalize the RPM 
> Creation Process' =
> > as say
> > Craig :
> > 
> > 1) To help many of the RPM users (Redhat, Suze, Mandrake) to start =
> > easily
> >    with these tools. It will also reduce the number of mail 
> in the list =
> > with
> > :
> > 
> > 	'Where could I find mod_jk.so for Redhat ?'
> > 	'How can I build tomcat with SSL ?'
> > 
> > 2) RPM is not Redhat Linux restricted and is really a very 
> powerfull =
> > tool.
> >    It give you the total control from source to 
> installation. With it's
> > ability to
> >    check for dependencies, exclusions and pre/post 
> install/desinstall
> > scripts, it allow
> >    the developper to be sure where and how the software is 
> installed.=20
> >    For the user point of vue, it's a real plus when 
> installing the same
> > configuration
> >    on many servers.
> > 
> > ---
> > 
> > * I propose to publish to jakarta (and xml) site all apache 
> related =
> > RPMs
> > present=20
> >   today at :
> > 
> > 	ftp://ftp.falsehope.com/home/gomez/
> > 
> > 
> > * Another proposal is to include a rpm.tar.gz in project 
> containing the
> > .spec file, the init, logrotate
> >   and eventual patches. bref all the files needed to 
> rebuild the RPM.
> > 
> > * It will be nice to find RPM developpers with alpha, mips, 
> ppc and =
> > sparc
> > systems to regenerate arch dependant
> >   stuff (tomcat-mod =3D=3D mod_jserv & mod_jk) to these platforms.
> >   =20
> > 
> > Regards
> > 
> > "Pour la plupart des hommes, se corriger consiste =E0 changer de =
> > d=E9fauts."
> > -- Voltaire=20
> 

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