[CentOS] yum remove 'tomcat*'?

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Tue Jul 31 16:49:00 UTC 2007

Johnny Hughes wrote:
> Les Mikesell wrote:
>> Johnny Hughes wrote:
>>>>> Not from Red Hat (wrt sun java) ... they did use tomcat and gcj.  If
>>>>> you
>>>>> want sun java, I imagine you would have to change the specs and
>>>>> rebuild.
>>>>>   I have no idea how to do that (I have not looked at it at all).
>>>> Red Hat fixed their bug:
>>>> http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2007-0365.html
>>> That has been pushed to updates ... however, I don't see it has any
>>> impact on open office.  It is related to tomcat.
>> I was trying to remove the non-working tomcat with the idea of replacing
>> it with something else and openoffice went with it.  Odd, but fixable.
>>>> I haven't seen a response to centos bugzilla 0002160 that I filed a
>>>> month ago about this.
>>> I didn't see the bug before ... but it was released 7/22/2007:
>>> redhat-rpm-config-8.0.45-17.0.1.el5.centos.noarch.rpm
>> Thanks, but I thought the bug was related to the way the way the
>> java-containing rpms were built (or maybe installed..) and this rpm just
>> fixes the process.  What will it take to get working indexes into the
>> jar files for tomcat (and probably other apps) on an existing system?
> The new tomcat was built with the new redhat-rpm-config, so all the
> System OS files should be good.  AFAIK the bug you pointed to was to
> correct the md5sums issues for mutltiarch builds.
> From the bug:
> brp-java-repack-jars is a post processing script included in
> redhat-rpm-config that removes timestamp differences in jars to ensure
> multi-lib packages do not conflict.
>> Also, is there any chance of duplicating those Red Hat sun jdk rpms? I
>> think you've said no before, but I'm curious about how debian was able
>> to manage it: http://packages.debian.org/unstable/source/sun-java5 if it
>> is still problematic to redistribute.
> They are not distributable by Centos ... and they are IBM Java, not Sun
> Java.
> Debain agreed to indemnify Sun ... we won't.

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