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Can Tomcat 6 run on JDK 1.4?

Bruce Jin
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Joined: Sep 20, 2001
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Many iSeries (AS400) boxes only have JDK 1.4 installed. Is there a way to run Tomcat 6 on JDK 1.4?

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Jeff Genender

Joined: Sep 06, 2007
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I don't believe so. You are stuck with going with Java5 or higher. You *might* be able to do something crazy wth RetroWeaver:

But I think that would be a significant effort for you.
Ben Souther

Joined: Dec 11, 2004
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Tomcat 5.5 has an optional compat library that allow it to be run with a 1.4 JRE. Version 6 requires Java 5.

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