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From Jason Bainbridge <jbainbri...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Does Tomcat run better on Linux or Windows?
Date Wed, 31 Aug 2005 01:36:01 GMT
On 8/30/05, Rob Hills <rob@netpaver.com.au> wrote:
> Hi All,
> 
> On 30 Aug 2005 at 18:12, Caldarale, Charles R wrote:
> 
> > > From: Brian Cook [mailto:bcook@printtime.com]
> > > 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.

Usually closing the Windows Services applet and reopening it does the
trick, I've found Windows picks up the environment variables at the
time a program is started so usually closing whatever program and
reopening it works.

Regards,
-- 
Jason Bainbridge
http://kde.org - webmaster@kde.org
Personal Site - http://jasonbainbridge.com

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