On Fri, 25 Jul 2008, Nabeel Moidu wrote:
I think its been more than a year now since tomcat6 has been released but
even in the latest RHEL5.2 or RHEL4.7 its not included.
Am I missing something or is it still waiting to get into rhel releases ?
Tomcat 6 will never be in RHEL 4 or 5. With the exception of a few
desktop apps, software in RHEL is never rebased within a major
In other words, since Tomcat 5 was out when RHEL 5 was created, RHEL
5.infinity will still have Tomcat 5. If you want software versions to
change out from under you, don't run an enterprise-quality distro.
Your best bet is to either a) build it yourself (wheee!); or b) find a
third-party repo that has it. AFIACT, though, even Jpackage doesn't
have it yet.
Chris St. Pierre
Unix Systems Administrator
Nebraska Wesleyan University
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