Setting java properties for tomcat5.0

Achilleus Mantzios achill at
Fri Feb 11 06:10:08 PST 2005

O Matthew Seaman έγραψε στις Feb 11, 2005 :

> Dear list,
> I've got a standard installation of the www/jakarta-tomcat5 port,
> which is working pretty well.  However I need to start tomcat
> including setting the 'java.awt.headless=true' property.

Why dont you edit
and put a
-Djava.awt.headless=true \
line at the appropriate location.

Use this instead of tomcat50ctl.

> Now, all the instructions I've been able to dig up on the web say 'set
> JAVA_OPTS in the environment', which assumes you're using the
> script bundled with the tomcat sources.  By default the
> FreeBSD port uses a setuid binary 'tomcat50ctl' to control startup and
> shutdown of tomcat, and by my reading of the daemonctl.c source code
> (which is what gets compiled into tomcat50ctl) it seems that
> environment variables are not passed through to the java command line,
> and experiment bears out that the effect I want is not generated.
> As far as I can tell I need to place this value in a Java .properties
> file somewhere -- the question is: where?
>      Cheers
>      Matthew


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