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From "Ramesh Mandava [CONTRACTOR]" <>
Subject Re: [Tomcat 4.0] Proposed Change in Build Scripts
Date Thu, 01 Feb 2001 18:14:10 GMT
This is a good idea. And as we already did with watchdog we should do the same 

+1 for the change.


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>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
>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.
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