What versions of Tomcat and Java work on FreeBSD

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Sat Mar 20 08:56:53 PST 2004

"lrnobs" <lrnobs at fclass.net> writes:

> I had a jsp web application written for me which was setup on RedHat9.
> I would like to move this onto FreeBSD or OpenBSD if possible.
> The Tomcat version used was 4.1 and the Java SDK used was Java 2 SDK
> Standard Edition 1.4.2
> Will these versions run on FreeBSD 4.8, 4.9, or 5.2 or do I have to stay
> with Linux without a rewrite.
> If it will run, are there big changes in file paths, etc.?
> I currently have 4.8 but could of course get newer stuff.

Those things are in the ports system and should work with little to no
changes in your application.


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