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From Anton Brazhnyk <a.brazh...@biconsulting.ws>
Subject RE: JRE or JDK
Date Tue, 05 Feb 2002 15:48:24 GMT
Hi,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ken Sanderson [mailto:ken@rockies.ca]
> Sent: Tuesday, February 05, 2002 1:45 AM
> To: tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: JRE or JDK
> 
> 
> 
> Hello all. I have installed tomcat on my NT machine, in order to run a
> software application that requires it. In the install 
> instructions it talks
> about setting the JAVA_HOME variable to the JDK bin folder. However, it

I think here is a problem. JAVA_HOME should point to JDK (not JDK bin)

> cannot find the necessary files it needs in that location. 
> Instead if I set
> the JAVA_HOME variable to my JRE bin folder, it works fine. Is 
> JDK supposed
> to be JRE?
> 
> Everything is working great with the JRE setup, however I noticed 
> that when
> I go to the log on window, tomcat is shut down. After some 
> research I found
> that the problem is my JDK, and I need to upgrade it to 1.3.1, 
> which I did.
> Now the question is, since my JAVA_HOME is pointing to the JRE, 
> is it really
> 1.3.1 of JRE I need, not the JDK?
> 

So, you need JDK with JAVA_HOME correctly set.

> Sorry thats probably confusing, thoughts appreciated.
> 
> Ken Sanderson
> 
> Miistakis Institute for the Rockies
> c/o Faculty of Environmental Design
> 2500 University Drive NW
> Calgary, Alberta
> T2N 1N4
> 
> t 1 (403) 220-8968
>   1 (403) 220-2573
> w www.rockies.ca
> 
> "facilitating ecosystem research & management in the Rocky Mountains"
> 

Anton

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