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From Antony Paul <>
Subject Re: getting started
Date Tue, 15 Mar 2005 04:35:49 GMT
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On Mon, 14 Mar 2005 17:22:53 -0800, Kemin Zhou <> wrote:
> Dear Friends,
> I am trying to get started with tomcat 5.5.7 which is the most stable
> release.  I have spent a lot time on reading the documents.  Here I am
> trying to get some pointer.  First let me introduce myself, I have a lot
> of experience
> using the RedHat linux.  Right now my system is RedHat 9.0.  I updated a
> lot of things on this machine
> such as Apache, Ant 1.6, JDK SE 1.5, gcc 3.3, gtk ....  So my
> environment is bit recent.  My kernel is
> 2.4.20-8.
> First question which is better, the source or the binary?  I could build
> the tomcat easily by doing the simple
> download of the build.xml into a directory.  At the shell
> #ant
> will build the whole tomcat system.  What do I do to go to the next
> step: install the binaries into the proper
> places in the system, such as /usr/local/tomcat?  I came from the
> classical make tradition, where you simple
> #make
> #make install
> Is there such a thing with ant?  Does anyone have any idea for the
> location of documents or the sort concerning what to do after building
> tomcat? I don't seem to see anything in the source directory?
> On the binary download branch, I could follow the instruction from
> tomcat web page.
> Any comments or help is appreciated.
> Kemin

Antony Paul

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