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From GOMEZ Henri <>
Subject RE: ~rant~ Docs, user list, etc.
Date Fri, 15 Jun 2001 06:27:17 GMT
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: GOMEZ Henri []
>Sent: Friday, June 15, 2001 7:56 AM
>Subject: RE: ~rant~ Docs, user list, etc.
>>> Or maybe a configuration validation program that does more 
>>than just check
>>> syntax (a la httpd's)?
>>I like this idea - but more usefull would be a simple 
>>InstallShield ( or
>>whatever ) installer for windows 
>We could use the NullSoft install system instead of InstallShield.
>HTTP team use MSI (Microsoft Software Installer) but I'm not sure
>it's available on all Windows release (may be just WinNT/Win2K)
>>( the RPMs on linux are magic, soon I
>>might forget how to install :-), maybe for other platforms ( 
>since most
>>installers can now generate cross platform things ).
>We should add a DEB (Debian package) and PKG used by Solaris. 
>If there is people on the list who have to .deg/.pkg, may we 
>suggest them send their build file. I could commit the .spec
>for RPM building with it's companion files (patches, init...)
>What about adding that in subdirs in tomcat src/build/pkg : ?
>jakarta-tomcat/src/build/pkg/DEB	(debian packaging)
>jakarta-tomcat/src/build/pkg/RPMS	(redhat packaging)
>jakarta-tomcat/src/build/pkg/MSI	(microsoft install system)
>jakarta-tomcat/src/build/pkg/NIS  (nullsoft install system)
>jakarta-tomcat/src/build/pkg/PKG  (solaris pkg system)

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