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From "David Weinrich" <dwei...@home.com>
Subject Re: [Tomcat 4.0] Proposed Change in Build Scripts
Date Thu, 01 Feb 2001 18:38:49 GMT
This makes a heck of a lot of sense to me... ( an unofficial +1 I guess :)

David

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Craig R. McClanahan" <Craig.McClanahan@eng.sun.com>
To: <tomcat-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Thursday, February 01, 2001 09:30
Subject: [Tomcat 4.0] Proposed Change in Build Scripts


> There is movement in the various Jakarta subprojects towards modifying
> build scripts so that "build" and "dist" targets are created *within*
> the top-level source directory, rather than "up and over" the way they
> are now.  For Tomcat 4.0, that would mean you'd end up with the
> following directory structure:
> 
>     jakarta-tomcat-4.0
>         build/                <-- Build destination for Tomcat
>         dist/                  <-- Dist destinatino for Tomcat
>         catalina/
>             build/            <-- Build destination for Catalina portion
> 
>             dist/              <-- Dist destination for Catalina portion
> 
>         (and so on for other subdirectories).
> 
> When executing the Tomcat you just built, the only difference is that
> you would set CATALINA_HOME to point at "jakarta-tomcat-4.0/build" or
> "jakarta-tomcat-4.0/dist" instead of "../build/tomcat-4.0" or
> "../dist/tomcat-4.0".
> 
> I propose to change all of the build scripts (and associated README
> files) to reflect this new structure, in time for the next beta release.
> 
> Comments?  Thoughts?  Questions?
> 
> Craig
> 
> 
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