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From Rick Anderson <>
Subject Re: Multiple Developers using Tomcat
Date Tue, 24 Oct 2000 21:43:26 GMT
Shouldn't it be possible to setup one version of Tomcat the hooks into
Apache and allows each user to execute their own servlets? This would
occur in each user public_html directory.

--Rick Anderson

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On 24 Oct 2000, Jason Rumney wrote:

> "HEDGER, Tim, FM" <> writes:
> > We've set up a single software installation of Tomcat, but have different
> > developers running their own Tomcat process by supplying their own
> > server.xml file with separate directories and ports lists for each
> > developer.
> We have a similar setup here, except that each developer has their own
> machine, so we can use the same server.xml with the same port
> settings.
> The key is to get Tomcat to generate all its files in separate areas
> for each developer. We use the /tmp directory, but if you have
> separate server.xml files anyway, you could point them to the users'
> home directory for example. If you are not using Apache with the
> auto-configuration file, then it really doesn't matter if each
> instance of Tomcat overwrites tomcat-apache.conf, but if you insist on
> having the conf directory read-only, then you might be able to point
> that somewhere else (I don't know how this would be done, as we allow
> the file to be overwritten).
> You should also make sure the log files (Logger elements of
> server.xml) point to different places for each user.
> -- 
> Jason Rumney <>
> AT&T Labs (Redditch, UK)

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