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From "Stephen Charles Huey" <stephenh...@fastmail.fm>
Subject Re: installing tomcat 4.1.27 on linux
Date Thu, 12 Aug 2004 22:31:59 GMT
Sounds good to me!  Usually when we move Tomcat to a new Windows
machine, we just use that same executable zip
(jakarta-tomcat-4.1.27.exe) to install Tomcat on the new machine, and
then copy over our directories from the original machine to replace the
Tomcat directory that got created.  I know this might be a really dumb
question, but will that .exe file run and install everything on the
Linux box, or will I have to use jakarta-tomcat-4.1.27.zip and extract
everything?  It's all slowly and hazily making sense...I hope...on Red
Hat I won't have to "install" it quite as "much" as Windows which needs
to put things into the registries, etc, right?  So I just extract it and
put some kind of symbolic link to the Tomcat executable in usr/local/bin
or something like that, huh?  But will that be enough to mimic the
functionality we usually have, since typically on Windows we run it as a
service?  Sorry for my rambling...


----- Original message -----
From: "Robert F. Hall" <rfhall@berkeley.edu>
To: "Tomcat Users List" <tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2004 15:21:24 -0700
Subject: Re: installing tomcat 4.1.27 on linux

Howdy,

Tomcat is written in Java and is OS independent, you don't need a linux 
specific install.
We have the same Tomcat install running on Solaris, Linux, and Windoze.

-Robert

Stephen Charles Huey wrote:

>We're moving Tomcat over to a Linux box, and we're under pressure to get
>it done as quickly as possible and put it into production right away
>even though none of us knows Linux all that well beyond me using Solaris
>back in my school days!  So, I'm looking for Tomcat 4.1.27 for Linux,
>and I don't see that available here:
>
>http://jakarta.apache.org/site/binindex.cgi
>
>However, in searching around, I found this, and I'm wondering if this is
>the right thing for me to be using:
>
>http://rpmfind.net/linux/RPM/suse/9.0/i386/suse/i586/jakarta-tomcat-4.1.27-63.i586.html
>
>I've heard about RPM only in the last day or so when looking around for
>utilities for Linux.  I'll probably want the RPM version for Tomcat,
>right?  This page talks about RPM:
>
>http://www.rpm.org/
>
>But I'm wondering if it comes with Red Hat 8 (I can't tell yet--my boss
>is installing Red Hat across town and I'm just doing my homework so I'm
>ready to roll when he's done with all the things he has to do on his
>end).  
>
>Thanks,
>Stephen
>
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