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From "Didier McGillis" <>
Subject Re: Java and Java 1.5 on same machine
Date Fri, 20 May 2005 16:01:38 GMT
Yep thats what I ended up doing and it works like a charm, just some minor 
tweaks and then it should be all good to go.

thanks everyone.

>From: Tim Diggins <>
>Reply-To: "Tomcat Users List" <>
>To: Tomcat Users List <>
>Subject: Re: Java and Java 1.5 on same machine
>Date: Fri, 20 May 2005 09:32:26 +0100
>Hi Didier -
>I think it might be better to leave the body of the scripts as they  are 
>but reassign the environment variables at the beginning of the script 
>(shell-dependant obviously). You might even (?) want to unset 
>JAVA_HOME/CATALINA_HOME globally and re-assign it on a script-by-script 
>  --
>Dakota Jack wrote:
>>Just use different ports.
>>On 5/19/05, Didier McGillis <> wrote:
>>>How can Java 1.4.2 and Java 1.5 co-exist on one server.  I need to run
>>>Tomcat 55 with Java 1.5 and my development Tomcat with java 1.4.2 on the
>>>same machine.
>>>I have just installed Java 5 and Tomcat 5.5.9 for evaluation and testing
>>>before migrating to the newer versions.  However I only have one test
>>>machine and that is also used for the existing development server and so
>>>therefore has Tomcat 5.0.18 and Java 1.4.2.
>>>Even though I went in to the profile and added JAVA5_HOME and
>>>CATALINA55_HOME and JRE5_HOME, and substituted those in the
>>>file.  When I run it will show JRE5_HOME as java1.5... but 
>>>a ps will show that its actually using java1.4.
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