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tomcat or orion for mac OSX?

Steven Lacher

Joined: Dec 26, 2002
Posts: 12
I'm getting almost to the point where I'll be doing servlet work in the cattle drive, and I've been doing my development work on macs. From what I have been reading in other forums, Orion setup on the mac is a little iffy, whereas Tomcat comes with all the j2ee classes and classpath mods you need, right "out of the box".

Is there any reason I need to stick with Orion for the cattle drive work? What did you other mac-folks do?

Thanks in advance
--Steven Lacher

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Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
Posts: 63873

Hi Steven, I can't answer your question about the Cattle Drive requirements, but just wanted to corroborate that Tomcat setup on OS X is indeed as easy as unpacking the tar file, making sure JAVA_HOME points to the right place, and running the startup shell script.
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Marilyn de Queiroz

Joined: Jul 22, 2000
Posts: 9059
Either Orion or Tomcat may be used. If you search on tomcat in this forum, you'll find discussions of this orion/tomcat/mac topic.

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