getting tomcat running

Roberto Nunnari roberto.nunnari at
Wed Feb 4 02:31:17 PST 2009

I agree. Also, remember to add this line to your /etc/rc.conf:

then, you can start your tomcat, with:

where xx stand for your tomcat version.


Pieter de Goeje ha scritto:
> On Wednesday 04 February 2009 03:13:44 Chuck Robey wrote:
>> I can't get my tomcat6 working.  I found an interesting item in the
>> /usr/local/apache-tomcat6.0/logs/stdout.log, so I'm checking out that it
>> says that it wants a libtcnative.  Here's the log entry:
>> INFO: The APR based Apache Tomcat Native library which allows optimal
>> performance in production environments was not found on the
>> java.library.path:
>> /usr/local/jdk1.6.0/jre/lib/i386/server:/usr/local/jdk1.6.0/jre/lib/i386:
>> /usr/local/jdk1.6.0/jre/../lib/i386:/usr/lib:/usr/X11R7.4/lib:/usr/local/li
>> b: /usr/java/packages/lib/i386:/lib:/usr/lib:/usr/local/lib
>> So, I found a www/tomcat-native port which installs the
>> library, and I installed that, but the error above, from the stdout.log
>> file, doesn't change, it still can't find the library.  What does tomcat6
>> refer to, to find it's libraries?  The libtcnative it installs is going 
>> into /usr/local/lib, it's on that list, ldconfig -r finds it fine.
> The "Apache Tomcat Native" library really isn't needed to run tomcat. The 
> library speeds up serving of static content. I bet your tomcat started fine, 
> and is listening on port 8180. Are you sure you restarted tomcat after you 
> intstalled tomcat-native?
> For development I recommend downloading the latest tomcat, extracting it in 
> your homedir. Then simply:
> cd apache-tomcat-6.x.y
> export JAVA_HOME=/usr/local/jdk1.6.0
> ./bin/
> You can then also configure eclipse to automatically deploy your applications 
> to this tomcat.
>> I looked at that list above, I know it's nothing I ever put together, some
>> port's done that.  Any idea from where?   Maybe I should put the
>> /usr/local/lib higher in that list?  I mean, I haven't got any /usr/java,
>> maybe it's seeing a bad entry like that and stopping the entry reading at
>> that point.  I need to find that list.

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