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From "Rob Hills" <>
Subject RE: Does Tomcat run better on Linux or Windows?
Date Wed, 31 Aug 2005 01:21:07 GMT
Hi All,

On 30 Aug 2005 at 18:12, Caldarale, Charles R wrote:

> > From: Brian Cook [] 
> > Subject: Re: Does Tomcat run better on Linux or Windows?
> > 
> > The only thing that comes to mind is that you have to 
> > reboot windows every time you need to make a change to 
> > the CLASSPATH, JAVA_HOME, or TOMCAT_HOME variables 
> That's simply not true. Opening up a new instance of the command prompt
> will pick up any modified or added environment variables.  (But don't
> construe this statement as an endorsement of Windows over Linux, by any
> means.)

That is correct, but many of us run Tomcat as a Service.  I've not yet 
been able to find a way of changing environment variables in Windows 
and have the OS pick up the changes and pass them to a service (no 
matter how often you stop and start the service) without rebooting.


Rob Hills
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