On 07/27/2014 11:41 AM, Brian Burch wrote:
> On 27/07/14 16:06, tony mancill wrote:
>> On 07/26/2014 09:59 AM, Brian Burch wrote:
>>> Package: tomcat7-examples
>>> Version: 7.0.52-1
>>> Severity: normal
>>> Dear Maintainer,
>>> The tomcat7 examples webapp does not start after a clean install. The
>>> stack trace follows:
>> Hello Brian,
>> Thank you for the bug report.  I'm not able to reproduce this with the
>> current version of the package in Debian testing, 7.0.54-2.  This may be
>> a larger problem for Ubuntu trusty, since 7.0.52-1 is the released
>> version there.
>>> Debian Release: jessie/sid
>>>    APT prefers trusty-updates
>>>    APT policy: (500, 'trusty-updates'), (500, 'trusty-security'),
>>> (500, 'trusty')
>>> Architecture: i386 (i686)
>>> Kernel: Linux 3.13.0-32-generic (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
>>> Locale: LANG=en_GB.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
>>> Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
>>> Versions of packages tomcat7-examples depends on:
>>> ii  libjakarta-taglibs-standard-java  1.1.2-2ubuntu1
>>> ii  libjstl1.1-java                   1.1.2-2ubuntu1
>>> ii  tomcat7-common                    7.0.52-1
>> I notice from the system information that you might be running a mixture
>> of Ubuntu and Debian.
> Actually, I generated the bug report on a ubuntu 14.04 desktop system
> with the reportbug tool (using the --bts debian option) because the
> machine which runs tomcat in production cannot easily send emails.
> The tomcat system which produced the error is running lubuntu 14.04, but
> I cross-checked and both systems have the same package versions installed.
> My desktop has been upgraded through at least 10 ubuntu versions, and
> generally messed around with a lot, so I didn't try to reproduce the
> "bug" on it - I just used it to create the bug report.
>>  Could you try the 7.0.54-2 package either from
>> utopic or Debian testing (jessie)?
> No need! I just downloaded tomcat7-examples_7.0.52-1_all.deb from the
> ubuntu trusty 14.04 repository and unpacked it. I was surprised to
> discover that the /etc/tomcat7/Catalina/localhost/examples.xml file
> inside the package has the allowLinking="true" element in its context.
> I don't remember doing it, but I must have replaced the distributed
> context with an older version while customising the system to run under
> my own virtual host name.
> I apologise for opening this bug report and wasting your time. Please
> close it as invalid.

Hi Brian,

No problem at all - better a false positive now and then than unreported
issues floating around causing problems for users.

Thank you for reporting what looked like an issue and then for following up.


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