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From John Larsen <john.lar...@javapipe.com>
Subject Re: What is `tomcat7/common/` for?
Date Tue, 12 Mar 2019 13:44:55 GMT
Tomcat 8 uses tomcat/lib instead of tomcat/common/ you'll need to adjust
your script.

John Larsen



On Tue, Mar 12, 2019 at 7:43 AM Joel Griffith <jgriffi8@nd.edu> wrote:

> I'm upgrading a webapp server from Tomcat 7 to Tomcat 8 on Ubuntu 16.04.
> At installation, Tomcat 7 creates a directory `/var/lib/tomcat7/common/`.
> When Tomcat 8 is installed, however, the `/var/lib/tomcat8/` directory it
> creates does not include a `common/` directory, and the deployment script
> complains that it isn't there.
>
>     build.xml:129: /var/lib/tomcat8/common/lib does not exist.
>
> I've been searching for a day and have found exactly zero documentation on
> this, including on the official 8.0 migration guide (
> https://tomcat.apache.org/migration-8.html).
>
> What is the `/var/lib/tomcat7/common/` directory for, and why does Tomcat 8
> not have one?
>

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