there is a direct way to do that. In most of the cases the tomcat version
is irrelevant if it works :) It shouldn't be really hard to make it
tomcat's dependency aware.
The Tomcat's required packages live in another gem called trinidad_jars,
it's basically the embedded distribution packed into a gem, it's loaded
The "gem" method accepts a second parameter where the version can be
specified, if it's empty it assumes the most recent one.
If you want to build your own version of the trinidad_jars gem there is a
script to build it:
That can be invoked with:
It packages everything into a jar called tomcat-core, jruby loads faster
one only jar than three, and then you can change the version number here:
and run the rake task:
2012/1/13 Mark Thomas <mark.66.tho...@gmail.com>