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From "Paulo Gaspar" <>
Subject Problems with tomcat downloads for OS X (via Webmaster)
Date Wed, 24 Apr 2002 19:35:14 GMT
Via webmaster, please check the "Original Message" that follows.

Have fun,
Paulo Gaspar

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gunnar Schomaker []
> Sent: Wednesday, April 24, 2002 12:04 PM
> To:
> Subject: starting problems with tomcat packages on os x
> Dear frinds,
> I hope you will forward my message to the matching place ;-) THX.:!
> I have downloaded the tomcat binaries for OS X and I was very confused 
> during the installation process. I was guided by the following 
> instruction link.
> and
> (very usefull links for servlet beginners like me ;-)
> now I know that the instructions are right, but something goes wrong 
> during unpacking the binaries. At the download section I found the hint 
> that there are problems with the current tar version on OS X Clients, so 
> i used the stuffit expander. My installation result was that the 
> webserver worked fine, but the JSP and Servlet Example part did not. It 
> was hard for me to find out the the problem was a missing 's' in some 
> file ending names. So I did'nt know if the problem was caused by StuffIt 
> or by the archive on your webserver. I tried the version 4.0.1 and 
> 4.0.3. They both have the same problem. Some class files have after 
> unpacking a wrong ending (.clas and not .class). So it may be usfull to 
> fix it, if it's caused by the archive, otherwise it may be usefull to 
> give an other hint for OS X user. It's a new System and I can imagine 
> that  I'm not the only newbe-one ...
> I' hope the Information is usefull for you ...
> best regards from germany
> 	dipl. Inf. Gunnar Schomaker

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