Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Jim Wise <>
List: pkgsrc-changes
Date: 03/06/2001 14:27:25
Hash: SHA1

Well, you _shouldn't_ be putting your apps in webapps, any more than you
should be putting your web pages in /usr/pkg/share -- the documentation
for tomcat clearly recommends creating a new context for your work.

However, I agree that putting a new context under webapps is a
reasonable thing to do, so this should be changed to @unexec rm -rf

I am currently getting ready to import a new version of tomcat, and to
move this a little closer to hier(7), and the new package solves this
more cleanly.  I will import it as soon as I finish updating the
dependent packages (of which there are a lot more than in previous

On Tue, 6 Mar 2001, David Brownlee wrote:

>Module Name:	pkgsrc
>Committed By:	abs
>Date:		Tue Mar  6 13:33:42 UTC 2001
>Modified Files:
>	pkgsrc/www/jakarta-tomcat/pkg: PLIST
>Log Message:
>Some people might consider "@unexec rm -rf %D/jakarta/tomcat/webapps"
>a little hostile to anyone who is actually using tomcat and would prefer
>to not have their apps nuked on package update.
>Tomcat wipes webapps/ROOT, webapps/examples, and webapps/test directories
>on install anyway, so replace the above with entries for those directories.
>This allows anyone using other directories in webapps to keep their apps on
>package update.
>To generate a diff of this commit:
>cvs rdiff -r1.5 -r1.6 pkgsrc/www/jakarta-tomcat/pkg/PLIST
>Please note that diffs are not public domain; they are subject to the
>copyright notices on the relevant files.

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				Jim Wise
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