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From Remy Maucherat <>
Subject Re: [ANN] Apache Jakarta Tomcat 5.5.3-alpha Released
Date Thu, 07 Oct 2004 18:10:44 GMT
On Thu, 7 Oct 2004 08:26:40 -0400, Shapira, Yoav <> wrote:
> Hi,
> >The tomcat5.exe and tomcat5w.exe seem to be missing from 5.5.3.  They
> exist
> >in
> >5.5.2.  Might need to release 5.5.4.
> These are present in the .exe download only, by design.  One of our
> goals with 5.5 is to reduce download size, and while these two files by
> themselves aren't much, overall we've made great progress in this area.
> We also hope to make it easier for new users by not including a ton of
> stuff they don't necessarily need.

Yes, having a small download is important. However, in that case, the
idea is to have a cleaner distribution. For example, the .exe will not
include any of the scripts in bin. It will only have the two JARs and
the two .exe.

Rémy Maucherat
Developer & Consultant
JBoss Group (Europe) SàRL

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