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From "Pier P. Fumagalli" <p...@betaversion.org>
Subject Re: Are many people running Tomcat 4 in standalone mode?
Date Fri, 17 Aug 2001 03:18:37 GMT
Craig R. McClanahan at craigmcc@apache.org wrote:

> 
> 
> On Fri, 17 Aug 2001, Dmitri Colebatch wrote:
> 
>> On Thu, 16 Aug 2001, Rob S. wrote:
>>> files.  For personal sites, I would run standalone.  It's less of a hassle
>>> to configure and maintain.
>> 
>> and run tomcat as root or run a squid accelerator?
>> 
>> 
>> 
> With Tomcat 4 you won't have to run as root to use port 80.  Thus the only
> technical reason (leaving aside performance for the moment) is if your
> application requires other functionality that is built in to Apache but
> not Tomcat).

Even in stand alone mode, there _will_ be a JVM wrapper allowing to run
non-as-root and bind to port 80 (you can try it out, it's in the
jakarta-tomcat-service CVS repo)... Or, you can use mod_webapp and Apache :)

    Pier


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