Bug#457785: tomcat5.5: Tomcat 6.0.x available

Andreas Schildbach bugs.debian.org at schildbach.de
Tue Dec 25 17:36:19 UTC 2007

Package: tomcat5.5
Version: 5.5.20-2
Severity: wishlist

Tomcat 6.0.x has been available for quote some time. It features Servlet 2.5 spec conformance and JSP 2.1, as well as proprietary extensions like Comet support for the connectors.

Is there any plan to package this for lenny?

Tomcat 6 documentation and downloads can be found on


-- System Information:
Debian Release: 4.0
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.18-5-686
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)

Versions of packages tomcat5.5 depends on:
ii  adduser                    3.102         Add and remove users and groups
ii  apache2-utils              2.2.3-4+etch1 utility programs for webservers
ii  apache2.2-common           2.2.3-4+etch1 Next generation, scalable, extenda
ii  ecj-bootstrap              3.2.1-3       bootstrap version of the Eclipse J
ii  gij-4.1 [java2-runtime]    4.1.1-20      The GNU Java bytecode interpreter
ii  libtomcat5.5-java          5.5.20-2      Java Servlet engine -- core librar
ii  sun-java5-jre [java2-runti 1.5.0-10-3    Sun Java(TM) Runtime Environment (

tomcat5.5 recommends no packages.

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