[pkg-eucalyptus-maintainers] Request for review: jetty8

Charles Plessy plessy at debian.org
Tue Apr 17 00:12:37 UTC 2012

Dear all,

if I remember well, eucalyptus uses jetty.  Please see below about the arrival
of jetty 8 in Debian, and the interrogation about a possible removal of jetty
6, and do not hesitate to join the discussion on the pkg-java list if
eucalyptus needs to stick on jetty 6.

Have a nice day,

--  Charles

Le Sun, Apr 15, 2012 at 09:00:20PM +0200, Jakub Adam a écrit :
> Hi,
> as a part of preparation process for packaging Eclipse 3.8, we have to
> make an upload of jetty 8. Current version in Debian sid is 6.1.24-6 [1]
> that is no longer compatible with upcoming release of Eclipse.
> I created jetty8 source package in git[2], it allows me to build Eclipse 3.8 and
> works fine within Eclipse (mainly for serving help content), but as I'm not a
> regular user of this HTTP server, I'm asking for a review of the package before
> filling a RFS.
> For now, jetty8 is installable alongside current jetty 6 packages from sid, as I'm
> not sure if we can make a direct 6 -> 8 upgrade or will we have to keep the old
> version in repository because of packages depending on it and not compatible with
> the new version?
> Regards,
> Jakub
> [1] http://packages.debian.org/sid/jetty
> [2] http://anonscm.debian.org/gitweb/?p=pkg-java/jetty8.git
> Jetty is a 100% Java HTTP Server and Servlet Container.  This means
> that you do not need to configure and run a seperate web server (like Apache)
> in order to use java, servlets and JSPs to generate dynamic content. Jetty
> is a fully featured web server for static and dynamic content. Unlike separate
> server/container solutions, this means that your web server and web application
> run in the same process, without interconnection overheads and complications.
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Charles Plessy
Debian Med packaging team,
Tsurumi, Kanagawa, Japan

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