tomcat 7

Mike Jakubik mike.jakubik at
Mon Jul 12 17:12:17 UTC 2010

On 7/12/2010 11:39 AM, Alex Dupre wrote:
> Mike Jakubik ha scritto:
>> Thanks for the port. It looks like you droped support for the
>> tomcat60_user variable (which user to run tomcat as), this is quite
>> useful here. Any particular reason for this?
> To simplify the port and because it's common in FreeBSD that web servers
> use the www user. Is there a reason because apache should use the www
> user, while tomcat should let the user choose?

Yes, i unfortunately require some of my tomcat servers to run on port 
80. The Apache web server forks off as www but starts as root. Tomcat 
cant do that, unless you use jsvc, which the port does not.

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