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From jean-frederic clere <jfcl...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Java Service Wrapper
Date Thu, 03 Apr 2008 07:43:33 GMT
On Wed, Apr 02, 2008 at 12:34:47PM -0700, Henri Yandell wrote:
> Raises the question of whether anyone has needed the
> improvements/bugfixes/whatever in the later GPL versions, and whether
> we should consider forking the old version.

Tomcat uses procrun from daemon (http://commons.apache.org/daemon/) not 
the Java Service Wrapper.

As we have most of the features in ASF, shouldn't we try to use daemon 
instead the Java Service Wrapper?

Cheers

Jean-Frederic

> 
> Hen
> 
> On Wed, Apr 2, 2008 at 12:20 PM, Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com> wrote:
> > The Java Service Wrapper is being used (and sometimes redistributed) by
> >  many of our Java projects (ActiveMQ, ServiceMix, Geronimo, OFBiz, Tomcat).
> >  It was formerly available under an MIT/BSD style license, as can be seen
> >  in the 3.2.3 version at
> >
> >   http://sourceforge.net/projects/wrapper/
> >
> >  More recent versions of the product are currently under dual GPLv2
> >  and commercial licensing.
> >
> >   http://wrapper.tanukisoftware.org/doc/english/licenseOverview.html
> >
> >  And yet no mention of its license is found in our documentation.
> >
> >   http://activemq.apache.org/java-service-wrapper.html
> >
> > http://docs.ofbiz.org/display/OFBIZ/How+to+Run+OFBiz+as+Windows+Service+with+Java+Service+Wrapper
> >   http://people.apache.org/~fhanik/wrapper.html
> >   http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby/DerbyWindowsService
> >
> >  and the only pages we have that refer to the old version are in Geronimo
> >
> >
> > http://cwiki.apache.org/GMOxDOC11/configuring-geronimo-as-a-windows-service.html
> >
> > http://cwiki.apache.org/GMOxDOC20/configuring-geronimo-as-a-windows-service.html
> >
> >  If your project is currently distributing or telling users to make use of
> >  the Java Service Wrapper, please be sure that we only use the old licensed
> >  version, that our documentation points to the old site, and that when we do
> >  point folks to wrapper.tanukisoftware.org (which we should do because some
> >  users are not allergic to GPLv2) we should also point out that the newer
> >  versions are under different licenses (GPLv2/commercial).
> >
> >  ....Roy
> >
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