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From Johan Peeters <>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCE] Nightly Builds of Tomcat 4.0-dev (pre-alpha)
Date Fri, 08 Sep 2000 09:27:53 GMT

That certainly would help to introduce the new releases seamlessly in our
development environment.
What about the tag library problem that Yun reported and I also encountered? Is it
a bug? Any fixes in the near future?



"Craig R. McClanahan" wrote:

> Johan Peeters wrote:
> > Taking full credit for my own stupidity, I am not sure of the wisdom of
> > superceeding tomcat.bat with catalina.bat.
> >
> That's a good point.
> The reasoning went like this -- some people wanted to package the servlet
> container part of Tomcat with template technologies other than JSP.  In order
> to do this, we have separated the major pieces (servlet container, JSP engine,
> and web applications) in the source code directories -- which required that we
> give the pieces names (Catalina for the servlet container, since that was the
> name of the proposal that originated this source code, and Jasper for the JSP
> engine, because it was the historical name used before the code was contributed
> to Apache).  But, if you were running separately, you needed a startup script
> that started the component you were actually talking about  -- Catalina.
> Tomcat was, is, and will be *both* servlet container and JSP (i.e. both
> Catalina and Jasper will be included on the inside).
> I'm going to add "" and "tomcat.bat" scripts that can be used for
> startups, so that others won't stumble across this confusion the same way that
> Johann did.  However, so that you can have both Tomcat 3.2 and Tomcat 4.0
> installed on the same system, I suggest we maintain the CATALINA_HOME
> environment variable name for the Tomcat 4.0 startup scripts.
> >
> > Best Wishes,
> >
> > Yo
> >
> Craig McClanahan
> ====================
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Johan Peeters Software Architect
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