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From "Jeff Kilbride" <j...@kilbride.com>
Subject Re: mod_jk advice
Date Fri, 13 Apr 2001 16:27:28 GMT
It would be nice if they published what version of Linux/Apache/Tomcat the
available binary was compiled for. I think it's pretty confusing for new
users when you say "Hey, here's a binary", but they don't understand all the
reasons why it won't work with their platform. It's such an easy process to
compile your own -- especially with the Makefile's provided. Maybe they
should just get rid of the binary and distribute the mod_jk source with
every Tomcat distribution. Is that feasible?

--jeff

----- Original Message -----
From: "Tim O'Neil" <tim@xythos.com>
To: <tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Friday, April 13, 2001 9:10 AM
Subject: Re: mod_jk advice


> At 07:53 PM 4/12/2001 -0700, you wrote:
> >I had major problems getting Tomcat 3.2.1 working with Apache 1.3.14, so
> >I wanted to share my solution.
> >
> >(For linux users, possibly others)  Don't grab the mod_jk.so from the
> >web site.  Compile it yourself.  I spent three hours trying to get
> >things to work with the downloaded version, with no success.  No error
> >messages were generated either.  As soon as I compiled it myself, bingo,
> >everything worked fine.
> >
> >Now I'm off to continue the torture with mod_webapp.  Yaye.
> >
> >-Dan
>
> Dan is a somewhat good illustration of why you
> want to at least have the option of compiling
> things yourself, per yesterday's thread on that
> topic. I only say "...a somewhat good" example
> because we can't say for certain why he had to
> take the source route rather than the binary one.
>


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