Tomcat 5.5 port still broken ...

Marc G. Fournier scrappy at
Sun Mar 19 21:25:43 UTC 2006

On Sun, 19 Mar 2006, Sam Lawrance wrote:

> On 19/03/2006, at 4:51 PM, Kang Liu wrote:
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Marc G. Fournier [mailto:scrappy at]
>>> Sent: Sunday, March 19, 2006 3:17 AM
>>> To: liukang at
>>> Cc: freebsd-ports at
>>> Subject: Tomcat 5.5 port still broken ...
>>> # tail stderr.log
>>> daemon: illegal option -- p
>>> usage: daemon [-cf] command arguments ...
>> Hi, I think you are using an old version "daemon", which do not support
>> "-p". Could you please provide the output of "uname -a"? If you want to run
>> tomcat55 on your system, you can hack the rc files (I'll provide the patch
>> later) or upgrade your system to the latest stable.
> That's right, daemon doesn't have the -p option on 4.x.  I am trying to work 
> around the problem, will send a patch to Kang for approval in a few hours.

'k, as a 'cheat', I just removed the -p ${pidfile} to get things running, 
but a proper fix would be great :)

thanks ...

Marc G. Fournier           Hub.Org Networking Services (
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