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Asuthosh Borikar
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Joined: Sep 29, 2000
Posts: 75
Hi,
Our product consists of JSPs, Servlets and some native C++ code. Can some one please explain what 'packaging' means, when I want to create a tarball of this product? I would really appreciate some pointers to this. I've looked at some Unix books, but couldn't find relevant material. Thanks for all the help.
-Asuthosh.
Michael Ernest
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Joined: Oct 25, 2000
Posts: 7292

Hello Asuthosh -
Packaging in this context means a lot more than using tar. Servlets are usually set up in what's known as a WAR (Web ARchive), or a JAR file with a particular kind of manifest (aka deployment descriptor).
The best place to get this question answers is in the Servlets forum. I know a little about it but dont use it all the time; those guys more than likely to. I'll recommend to the local Bartender that he move this for you (i.e., please don't post a second time there).
[ January 04, 2002: Message edited by: Michael Ernest ]

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