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From David Rees <>
Subject Re: [DOC] Re: [3.2] JSP Compiling Classpath issues -- finding WEB-INF/class es
Date Fri, 20 Jul 2001 16:37:22 GMT
On Fri, Jul 20, 2001 at 06:22:21AM -0700, Rob S. wrote:
> Ahhhh, maybe I should add this to the INSTALL.txt file - unset your
> CLASSPATH before starting TC?  I've logged into my fair share of *nix boxes
> where the admins have conveniently set a system-wide CLASSPATH containing an
> XML parser, etc.

I think it's the safe thing to do.  I think Tomcat 3.3 and Tomcat 4 both do this by
default.  For Tomcat 3.2.X, I do this in custom startup scripts which make
startup/shutdown a lot easier if you're maintaining multiple copies of Tomcat per
host.  I also modify bin/ to redirect stdout/err to log files instead of
cluttering the terminal.  If anyone is interested, I can send copies of the scripts 
and the patch to

I would at least like to see the stdout/err patch integrated into Tomcat, I just 
don't know if there's much interest in including it into Tomcat 3.2.


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