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From Pascal Forget <>
Subject Re: worker.tomcat_home etc in mod_jk's
Date Fri, 25 Jan 2002 16:35:10 GMT
John Holman wrote:

> Can anyone explain the purpose of the
> worker.tomcat_home, worker.java_home and ps
> entries in mod_jk's file?
> My understanding is that
> is used only to configure the mod_jk webserver
> plugin, and I'm at a loss to see why that would
> need to know anything about Tomcat or Java.
> (Anything that Tomcat needs to know should surely
> be specified in the server.xml configuration file
> anyway).
> Indeed when mod_jk is deployed on a system without
> either Java or Tomcat installed (because these
> are running on a different host) these entries
> are meaningless - and things seem to work OK
> if you just miss them out.
> What am I missing?

Nothing.  I verified your assumptions and you are right.
I created a file which does not contain
worker.tomcat_home or worker.java_home and I placed it
under /usr/local/apache/conf.  And it works.




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