Bug#412489: tomcat5.5: multiple instances could be supported better

Michael Koch konqueror at gmx.de
Sun Sep 2 09:31:08 UTC 2007

On Mon, Feb 26, 2007 at 11:53:50AM +0000, Adrian Bridgett wrote:
> Package: tomcat5.5
> Version: 5.5.20-4
> Severity: minor
> When following the instructions in
> /usr/share/doc/tomcat5.5/RUNNING.txt.gz, there are a few minor niggles
> with the current init.d script.
> I have written a script to clone one instance (creates the directories
> etc) which I've attached to this bug report.  The sensible thing
> to do is to change the NAME in the init.d script, however then the
> CATALINA_HOME variable points to the wrong location.   It would be
> nice to have it set separately.  Conversely, CATALINA_BASE is
> hardcoded to /var/lib/tomcat5.5 and should be set from NAME :-)

I really like your idea and the script. What license is it? Can I use it
in the tomcat package. I would like to introduce some script for this
feature to make it easy to setup multiple tomcat instances with one
installation of tomcat.


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