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From "Hans Verschoor" <>
Subject Lost with sources in CVS
Date Wed, 08 Dec 2004 22:34:57 GMT
Hi Yoav

It that so ?

Well ,for instance, this is what I *find*:

server:/usr/src/tomcat/5-5-4# find . -name

gives me:


OK, which of the 3 ?

If I find implementing *Response classes there is quite a list ......

server:/usr/src/tomcat/5-5-4# find . -name *

KR, Hans

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Shapira, Yoav" <>
To: "Tomcat Developers List" <>
Sent: Wednesday, December 08, 2004 9:55 PM
Subject: RE: Lost with sources in CVS

> Hi,
> That's OK, don't feel bad asking questions ;)  And don't feel bad when
> people say you're clueless if you say it's a mess ;)
> For Tomcat 5, Tomcat's source is divided into several CVS modules.
> These are jakarta-tomcat-5, jakarta-tomcat-catalina,
> jakarta-tomcat-connectors, jakarta-tomcat-jasper, and
> jakarta-servletapi-5.
> The last one in the previous list contains the Servlet API classes, so
> if you want to change the HttpServletResponse interface, that's where
> you would start.
> The build script does checkouts as needed, both for Tomcat's own source
> (the above CVS modules) and dependencies as listed in the
> file.  The checkouts don't use the CVS -C
> switch, so they won't override any changes you've made.
> As to your build directory question, you should try it instead of
> ranting.  You'll find the build script fairly intelligent in not
> removing your changes.  Of course, if you run the "clean" Ant target,
> the directory will be cleaned out.
> Yoav Shapira
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Hans Verschoor []
> >Sent: Wednesday, December 08, 2004 3:41 PM
> >To:
> >Subject: Lost with sources in CVS
> >
> >Hi,
> >
> >Ok, I'm a newbie in the Tomcat development area, but not in java or
> CVS,
> >and I don't understand
> >anything of what's it like in Tomcat.
> >I downloaded the whole thing and ran the ant build. And now I find the
> same
> >java sources in
> >"what the hell is this" locations, js152, j152, catalina, build or
> >whatever.
> >I find sources in directory path's without the proper package, usually
> >"tests", "Clock2" applets
> >or "contributions".
> >I will probably be my lesser understanding, but I have no idea how to
> work
> >in these sources.
> >Which is the "real" source, will it be overwritten after an update and
> >build (because I suspect the build
> >directory is written out each time) ?
> >Could anyone for instance tell me where I have to work in sources if I
> want
> >to make a change in the
> >servlet response (I just want that and I will do it, no discussion
> >please......)
> >
> >I may be blunt, but TMHO the source and developmant environment is a
> mess
> >.......
> >Sorry I have to say this
> >
> >KR, Hans

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