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From David Smith <david.sm...@cornell.edu>
Subject Re: What is JAVA_HOME?
Date Tue, 03 May 2011 17:46:29 GMT
Depends on your OS and how you start tomcat (startup script or as a
service).

--David

On 5/3/2011 1:43 PM, Varuna Seneviratna wrote:
> On 3 May 2011 22:21, Caldarale, Charles R <Chuck.Caldarale@unisys.com> wrote:
>>> From: Varuna Seneviratna [mailto:varunaseneviratna@gmail.com]
>>> Subject: What is JAVA_HOME?
>>> What is the use of the Java Home directory to Tomcat.What are the
>>> files of the Java installation that Tomcat uses?I am asking this to
>>> determine the set of files and their Home directory which should be
>>> set as JAVA_HOME
>> Read the doc.  To quote from RUNNING.txt:
>>
>> (1) Download and Install the Java SE Runtime Environment (JRE)
>>
>> (1.1) Download the Java SE Runtime Environment (JRE),
>>      release version 6.0 or later, from
>>      http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/index.html
>>
>> (1.2) Install the JRE according to the instructions included with the
>>      release.
>>
>> (1.3) Set an environment variable named JRE_HOME to the pathname of
>>      the directory into which you installed the JRE, e.g. c:\jre6.0
>>      or /usr/local/java/jre6.0.
>>
>> NOTE: You may also use the full JDK rather than just the JRE. In this
>>      case set your JAVA_HOME environment variable to the pathname of
>>      the directory into which you installed the JDK, e.g. c:\jdk6.0
>>      or /usr/local/java/jdk6.0.
>>
>>  - Chuck
>>
>>
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> How to set  environment variables permanently.Without having to set
> each time it is needed to be used.
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