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From Varuna Seneviratna <>
Subject Re: What is JAVA_HOME?
Date Tue, 03 May 2011 17:43:34 GMT
On 3 May 2011 22:21, Caldarale, Charles R <> wrote:
>> From: Varuna Seneviratna []
>> 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
> (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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