Package Tomcat 7

Registered by James Page on 2011-04-21

Tomcat 7 has moved out of beta into release status.

Having Tomcat 7 in universe would allow for early adoption and testing for transition from Tomcat 6

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
Robbie Williamson
Priority:
Low
Drafter:
James Page
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
Ubuntu Server
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for oneiric
Implementation:
Implemented
Milestone target:
milestone icon oneiric-alpha-3
Started by
James Page on 2011-06-01
Completed by
James Page on 2011-09-15

Related branches

Sprints

Whiteboard

Session topics:

Complexity of packaging - good fit with current tomcat6 packaging.
Engagement with debian
Learnings from tomcat6 packaging
    - Upstart - refactoring sounds like a good idea.
    - authbind - still considered a key part of the package.
    - tomcat-user - package still useful.
    - security management integrations.

Ease migration,.

Switching tomcat6/tomcat7 in main.
    - Defer until next release post review of bugs....

dbcp - look for diff in packages.
osgi wrap to packages

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Work items (oneiric-alpha-2):
[james-page] work with debian upstream on packaging: DONE
[james-page] Investigate OSGi wrapping in Jars: DONE

Work items:
[james-page] address upstart/init co-existence in debian package: POSTPONED
[james-page] ensemble formula for deploying tomcat7: DONE

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Work Items

Dependency tree

* Blueprints in grey have been implemented.