Build Tomcat Lesson101

1. Download one source tag from Apache
For example, I used this tag:

http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/tomcat/tc6.0.x/tags/TOMCAT_6_0_41

2. Read this:

http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-6.0-doc/building.html

3. Prepare JDK and Ant

SET JAVA_HOME=C:\Languages\Java\JDK\jdk_x86_1.6.0_34
SET ANT_HOME=C:\Languages\Java\JavaTools\apache-ant-1.9.0
SET PATH=%ANT_HOME%\bin;%JAVA_HOME%\bin;%PATH%
CMD

4. Copy build.properties.default to build.properties

5. Edit build.properties and set base.path

base.path=the path to store thirdpart libs

6. Run “Ant download”

7. Run “Ant”

8. Rename files

move eclipse.classpath .classpath
move eclipse.project .project

9. Use eclipse to import this project

10. Set break point and debug

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