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From jean-frederic clere <>
Subject Re: Native 1.1.12 release
Date Tue, 15 Jan 2008 11:29:38 GMT
Mladen Turk wrote:
> jean-frederic clere wrote:
>> Mark Thomas wrote:
>>> jean-frederic clere wrote:
>>>> I think that is all working around the fact that tcnative is not 
>>>> mandatory module for Tomcat and it is somehow independent from tomcat.
>>>> tcnative builds contain cryptosoftware (openssl) and that means they 
>>>> may  not be available for download in the ASF site. But that doesn't 
>>>> prevent us from releasing tcnative sources.
>>>> tcnative is not very visible and I am +1 for changing this. 
>>>> (updating site and tc build).
>>> This is my preferred option. There would also need to be a release 
>>> vote for all the src distros on a.o/dist.
>> And we should remove any of the files that doesn't get voted.
>>> If there is some show stopper issue with releasing native separately 
>>> that I haven't seen, then I am happy as the svn solution as an 
>>> alternative.
>> I am now working on arranging trunk to use a separated tcnative. Part 
>> of the logic is already in the actual code.
> I can only tell you that I'll vote -1 on any attempt
> to make the tomcat native connector as separate product.
> We should better remove it altogether from the Tomcat distribution
> until we either find a way to build it together with Tomcat
> or just forget about it.

What is in the tomcat tarball is very hard to use it requires 
automake/autoconf stuff.



> Regards,
> Mladen
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