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Solution to Tomcat Not Restarting on OS/X

07.02.2011
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Our mac mini server has tomcat on it, running Jenkins. Even when you do a clean restart, it doesn‘t load Tomcat properly. The reason is that the pid file is not removed on shutdown. I have searched on this before and found nothing. Tonight, I searched and found this dude‘s GIST on GitHub.

Awesome.

The gist is here

 

From http://www.jroller.com/robwilliams/entry/solution_to_tomcat_not_restarting

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