tomcat 5.5

Markus Schönhaber ubuntu-users at
Mon Jun 16 15:08:37 UTC 2008

Derek Broughton wrote:

> Markus Schönhaber wrote:
>> Derek Broughton wrote

>>> Why? "sudo aptitude install tomcat5.5" would be easier...
>> For example, because the probably first thing you'll be told if you're
>> seeking help on the Tomcat users list is to throw away the
>> distribution-provided Tomcat and to get a real one from
>> instead.
> First, I've never had a problem with _any_ of the Debian/Ubuntu provided
> tomcats.
> Second, I've not been on the tomcat user list for a long while, but I never
> saw that attitude when I did hang out there.
> Finally, because it's a darn site simpler to install Tomcat via apt ...

And you're telling me this because...?
You asked for a reason why one might want to use an upstream version of
Tomcat. I gave you one. That's all. There is neither need nor use in
arguing with me.


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