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From "GOMEZ Henri" <>
Subject RE: Distribution Policy? Where did the RPMs go?
Date Fri, 21 Jun 2002 16:38:08 GMT
>Don't take me as a definitive source as I'm not a commiter (or 
>even a developer) but I believe there is work to make the RPMs 
>for tomcat4 more FHS compliant.  There is also some debate as 
>to how FHS compliance should be achieved (proper directory 
>structure, symlinking in post-install, etc.).  This is not a 
>small task, so the RPMs may be a bit delayed as compared to 
>how quickly they were posted in the past.  And I do not 
>believe the RPMs are built via the same build tasks that 
>produce the other platform binaries, although that seems like 
>a worthwhile goal to move towards if possible.  Rest assured 
>though that tomcat RPMs have not been dropped from the plans 
>as far as I've seen, and if they have been I'll start building 
>some. :-)

I'm working on tomcat 4.0.4 rpms, which need much more externals
rpms (many from commons). 

That's why it take a little more times than expected

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Eddie Bush []
>Sent: Friday, June 21, 2002 12:01 PM
>To: Tomcat Users Mailing List
>Subject: Distribution Policy? Where did the RPMs go?
>Note: This is a slightly reworded posting from yesterday.  I 
>got no response, and really wanted one.  I'm reposting because 
>I'm assuming nobody that knew saw it - and that it's so far 
>down in the stack now they will not see it.
>Hi - just curious if there would be no more RPM distributions 
>past 4.0.3.  That's the last version I see one for.  I rather 
>like the RPMs myself and would like to see them continue.  Did 
>someone accidentally comment out that part of the Ant script? 
>=)  I certainly hope you all haven't decided to no longer 
>build RPM distributions =(  Anyone know what is up?

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