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From "Dick Poon" <d...@javacatz.com>
Subject Re: Developing on a different platform from production
Date Thu, 10 May 2001 02:05:21 GMT
Me too, I do the development on Window and going to deploy it on Linux:-).

Dick
----- Original Message -----
From: "Benoit Jacquemont" <benoit.jacquemont@smile.fr>
To: <tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2001 12:32 AM
Subject: Re: Developing on a different platform from production


> Hi Bill,
>
> We are developping on MS Windows 2000 boxes (as a lot of people I think),
and
> we deploy our apps on Linux servers (again, as a lot of people... ;-) ).
>
> We never had any problems, but we always compile the source code on a
> development machine running exactly the same environment as the server.
> Anyway, we used to compile on Windows and deploy on Linux, and we never
had
> any problem of incompatibility. Now our compilation of the source code on
the
> same OS is just a consequence of a quality plan.
>
> BenoƮt
> > Generally, we try to to develop and test on the same platforms (Solaris)
> > that we will be deploying on - but I am curious as to whether that is
> > really necessary.  Has anyone ran into issues of developing and testing
on
> > one platform and deploying on another?  I would like to put some Linux
> > machines out there (a bit cheaper...) for development and testing - but
am
> > wondering if this could cause problems as we deploy onto the Sunboxes.
> > Your thoughts, experiences, and comments would be welcome.
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> > Bill Penberthy
> > Sr. Functional Architect
> > IQNavigator
>


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