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Re: Tomcat version for jessie

On 06/02/2014 10:17 AM, Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 01, 2014 at 01:23:01PM -0700, tony mancill wrote:
>> In addition to libservlet2.5-java, I think we should have some sense of
>> how tomcat6 and tomcat7 users will be affected by having tomcat8-only
>> available in jessie.  That is, are there incompatibilities or changes in
>> behavior people need to be aware of?  Do we need to provide a migration
>> script of some sort?  We already know about the username differences -
>> are there others?
>> I don't like to merely pose the questions, but am not regularly running
>> tomcat in production anymore, and so don't have ready answers. I don't
>> want users to feel like they're stranded with their existing tomcat6/7
>> installations.
> There are migration guides:
> http://tomcat.apache.org/migration-7.html
> http://tomcat.apache.org/migration-8.html
> I think pointing to these in README.Debian or similar is sufficient,
> after all such migrations happen for a lot of components in Debian
> and if anyone would install Tomcat from source she would face the
> same migration problems.

Good idea.  Thank you for the suggestion.  I'll get these updated in
README.Debian with the next upload of tomcat8.

Thank you,

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