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From Sean Neeley <sean.nee...@producepro.com>
Subject Re: Tomcat not part of RHEL 8 distro?
Date Thu, 02 Jul 2020 20:05:12 GMT
On Thu, Jul 2, 2020 at 2:57 PM calder <calder.cay@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 2, 2020, 14:43 Sean Neeley <sean.neeley@producepro.com> wrote:
>
> > I heard that tomcat is no longer available for RHEL 8.  Does anyone know
> > why this is?  What free alternatives are there for java servlets, which
> > have rpm packages managed by Red Hat?
> >
>
>
> I would fathom a guess that'd be a question for Red Hat?  (as they decide
> what's available for their distro).
> .
> In a pinch, one could download plain vanilla Tomcat and install to "/opt/"
> [1] ... or you could go through the manual pain to install as it would be
> deployed on RHEL 7.x
> .
> [1] We do this
>
> >
>

Thanks.  I know the decision was Red Hat's, but I thought someone here
might know the reason.
I may do what you did and install as it was on RHEL 7.x.  The drawback is
no automatic updates.  Did you package your installation into an rpm that
could be shared?

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