Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1258124
Java 8 usage for tomcat
Last modified: 2015-09-09 13:24:29 EDT
Title: Custom Cartridge Environment Variables
Describe the issue:
Hi, I am trying to use java 8 for tomcat but with no luck for now.
As I see it defined here /var/lib/openshift/55e15a0b89f5cf10b70000b7/jbossews/env/OPENSHIFT_JBOSSEWS_PATH_ELEMENT, JAVA_HOME
but I am unable to change it to
Is it possible to change it or can you point to corresponded page, which explaine how to do it.
On this page
I can't add it by myself as dir owner - root. Maybe it is possible to switch my user as owner?
Suggestions for improvement:
Java 8 is not supported for use with Tomcat 7, so it is not offered. See the below article on the Jbossews-2.0 (Tomcat 7) supported configurations:
If Java 8 is required, a Tomcat 8 cartridge can be created from the DIY cartridge. There have been many articles written that explain how to do this that a little googling will reveal, such as the below:
There are also examples created by community members, one example below:
Closing this WONTFIX since there are no plans to create an officially supported Jbossews-3.0 (Tomcat 8) cartridge in the near future.