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From Bobi St <temporaryb...@yahoo.de>
Subject Re: Tomcat 7: Why is JDK needed ?
Date Tue, 02 Aug 2011 08:11:51 GMT
Hallo,
--- Christopher Schultz <chris@christopherschultz.net> schrieb am Di, 2.8.2011:
>>> The message is correct as stated; when JAVA_HOME is used, it

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>> *must* point to a JDK.  If you want a specific JRE, you must set
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Well, if JDK is not needed anymore, why bother setting JAVA_HOME, why
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is it mentioned at all ?


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Because you have a choice: JRE or JDK. Some people have both. Some only

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have one. Hence the choice.
Well, I have to accept this opinion. But secretly I would still think that is an obsolete
message :)

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> Why not only to set JRE_HOME ?!?
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Sorry, I can't parse that question.
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I meant, if JDK is not needed anymore, why at all mentioning JAVA_HOME ?
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It is not /required/, but it is an option

Thanks .
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