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From David Blevins <david.blev...@visi.com>
Subject Re: openejb 3.0 beta 2 on tomcat 5.5.26 listener installation fails
Date Wed, 20 Feb 2008 07:36:18 GMT
On Feb 19, 2008, at 10:04 PM, Ehsan Rabby wrote:

>
> Hello
> I am testing out openejb 3.0 beta 2 release with tomcat 5.5.26
> I am following the installer link-> install java agent
> Java agent installs fine but  tomcat listener fails coz it cant find  
> the lib
> directory
>
> Installation Failed
>
>
> Catalina lib directory does not exist
>

Hi Ehsan,

Looks like I forgot to update the installer for 5.5 and it's still  
thinking in "6" mode.

Here's what you can do:
  - create a apache-tomcat-5.5.26/lib/ directory
  - run the installer
  - revert the change to apache-tomcat-5.5.26/conf/server.xml (i.e.  
delete the OpenEJBListener line or rename server.xml.original back to  
server.xml)
  - optional: delete the apache-tomcat-5.5.26/lib/ directory

This will allow the agent to be installed and prevent the listener  
from being installed.  The listener is completely unnecessary for  
Tomcat 5.5 and really isn't required for Tomcat 6 either.

The agent is good to have installed if you use OpenJPA as your JPA  
provider (the default) or if you plan to use CMP.  If you plan to use  
Hibernate as your JPA provider, for example, and don't plan on using  
CMP, then you don't the agent either.

-David



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