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From wwuster <wwus...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: tomcat5.5 and ubuntu hardy heron
Date Fri, 19 Sep 2008 21:14:42 GMT



awarnier wrote:
> 
> Quickly, before the "official tomcat" brigade arrives : try dropping 
> your war file in /var/lib/tomcat5.5/webapps instead.
> 
> I don't know yet why that is exactly, but I'm working on it ;-)
> 
> The packagers of Tomcat 5.5 for various Linux distributions seem to have 
> done a good job at spreading Tomcat and webapps all over the place, and 
> covering up their tracks with a zillion clever symlinks.
> They probably had their reasons, but it makes it quite difficult to 
> figure out what is happening.
> 
> An alternative is to wait a couple more hours, until the first 
> suggestion to de-install your Tomcat package and install the Tomcat from 
> the official Tomcat site arrives.
> 

That worked. I moved sample.war to /var/lib/tomcat5.5/webapps and now
localhost:8180/sample takes me to a valid page:
Sample "Hello, World" Application and I see that the sample subdirectory has
been unpacked there. I also was starting to not like tomcat because of all
of the symlinks and lack of valid documentation (for ubuntu). I still have
the problem of not knowing why the manager webapp isn't in the ubuntu
installation.

thanks,
William




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