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From Rainer Jung <>
Subject Re: switching to 6.0 - considerable things?
Date Tue, 03 Apr 2007 15:49:46 GMT
Possible entry point:

On there is a menue point "Migration Guide" at the end
of the Documentation menue, often overlooked, because it's relatively
new and not inside the tomcat 6 docs. The Guide is very short, but might
give you some ideas.



Kristian Rink schrieb:
> Folks;
> as there is a stable 6.0 release right now, I consider making use of it
> for at least part of our internal environment. Rationale for that:
> - Not having to install a JDK on the server machines seems a good point
> to me.
> - I want to make use of the JEE 1.5 web tier as soon as possible without
> being required to use glassfish everyhwere.
> - I want to have an eye on technology as it moves forth, and since most
> of the relevant applications used internally are self-made, we're not
> forced to stay with any "old" environment.
> By now, I just dumped one of our WAR archives to tomcat 6.0 and found
> it working out of the box, except for minor annoyances (most notably
> my application's log file not being where it was in 5.5). So, short
> question: What things should be taken into consideration while moving
> from tomcat 5.5.20 to 6.0.x? Is there sort of a "migration HOWTO" for
> this situation, or is it "just" rather straightforward, having
> backward-compatibility and a set of new features around?
> TIA and bye,
> Kristian

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