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Re: Request for review: jetty8

Hi Jakub,

We're preparing a release of Eucalyptus for Debian which may or may
not make it into the next release, but we are heavily reliant upon
jetty6 and would appreciate it if it could stick around a while

Best regards,


On Sun, Apr 15, 2012 at 3:00 PM, Jakub Adam <jakub.adam@ktknet.cz> wrote:
> Hi,
> as a part of preparation process for packaging Eclipse 3.8, we have to
> make an upload of jetty 8. Current version in Debian sid is 6.1.24-6 [1]
> that is no longer compatible with upcoming release of Eclipse.
> I created jetty8 source package in git[2], it allows me to build Eclipse 3.8
> and
> works fine within Eclipse (mainly for serving help content), but as I'm not
> a
> regular user of this HTTP server, I'm asking for a review of the package
> before
> filling a RFS.
> For now, jetty8 is installable alongside current jetty 6 packages from sid,
> as I'm
> not sure if we can make a direct 6 -> 8 upgrade or will we have to keep the
> old
> version in repository because of packages depending on it and not compatible
> with
> the new version?
> Regards,
> Jakub
> [1] http://packages.debian.org/sid/jetty
> [2] http://anonscm.debian.org/gitweb/?p=pkg-java/jetty8.git
> Jetty is a 100% Java HTTP Server and Servlet Container.  This means
> that you do not need to configure and run a seperate web server (like
> Apache)
> in order to use java, servlets and JSPs to generate dynamic content. Jetty
> is a fully featured web server for static and dynamic content. Unlike
> separate
> server/container solutions, this means that your web server and web
> application
> run in the same process, without interconnection overheads and
> complications.
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