jakarta-tomcat v.s. tomcat

Yoshihiro Ota ota at j.email.ne.jp
Tue Nov 18 18:27:11 PST 2008


On Tue, 11 Nov 2008 07:44:17 +0100
Gábor Kövesdán <gabor at FreeBSD.org> wrote:

> Yoshihiro Ota escribió:
> > Hello, forks.
> >
> > There are 2 directories for apache-tomcat like the following.
> >
> > % ls -d */*tomcat*
> > java/eclipse-sysdeo-tomcat      www/tomcat41
> > www/jakarta-tomcat4             www/tomcat55
> > www/jakarta-tomcat5             www/tomcat6
> > www/tomcat-native
> >
> > When I diffed ver. 5 dirs, they looked similar except versions.
> > Does anyone know the differences between jakarta-tomcat and tomcat under the ports?
> >   
> Afaik, it used to be known as Jakarta-Tomcat, but its new name is 
> Tomcat. If you observe it well www/tomcat41 and www/tomcat55 are much 
> newer version than www/jakarta-tomcat4 and www/jakarta-tomcat5 and there 
> isn't even www/jakarta-tomcat6. I suggest you should just use 
> www/tomcat6. I'm also planning to use it and I succeeded to install it 
> without problems and I can reach it through the port 8180.

Indeed, that is one of the answer I had expected.  So, if www/tomcat* are
the new ones, why don't we remove www/jakarta-tomcat*?

Hiro


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