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Ariffin Ahmad
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Joined: Aug 16, 2001
Posts: 84
why should i used jdk directory for JAVA_HOME in tomcat, instead of jre directory?....
compare to jdk, jre is much smaller.
i can't see why i should...
can anybody explain to me?.....
Mike Curwen
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Joined: Feb 20, 2001
Posts: 3695

because jsps need to be compiled, so they need javac, not just java. The JRE will only run compiled items.
 
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