Comment 4 for bug 1012794

Awesome, thank you James. I've hacked a solution together myself, but
your solution is perfect. Is there an ETA for this? Just curious.

On Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 9:28 AM, James Page <email address hidden> wrote:
> Hi John
>
> Thanks for taking the time to report this bug in Ubuntu.
>
> Unfortunately we can't upgrade the version of tomcat7 in 12.04 to the
> latest version; however we can apply updates via the Stable Release
> Update process for Important bugs such as the one you have hit.
>
> As such I am going to re-title this bug report - we can cherry pick the
> required changes from the upstream VCS to resolve this issue.
>
>
> ** Summary changed:
>
> - Upgrade Tomcat7 to 7.0.27 for 12.04
> + DataSource JNDI lookup with javax.naming.Name failed
>
> ** Changed in: tomcat7 (Ubuntu Precise)
>   Importance: Undecided => High
>
> ** Changed in: tomcat7 (Ubuntu Precise)
>       Status: New => Confirmed
>
> ** Changed in: tomcat7 (Ubuntu Precise)
>     Assignee: (unassigned) => James Page (james-page)
>
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> Title:
>  DataSource JNDI lookup with javax.naming.Name failed
>
> Status in “tomcat7” package in Ubuntu:
>  Fix Released
> Status in “tomcat7” source package in Precise:
>  Confirmed
>
> Bug description:
>  I realize that Tomcat was just upgraded to 7.0.26, but there are a few
>  fixes in Tomcat 7.0.27, specifically issue 52830
>  (https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=52830) which
>  causes a big problem for people, like me, who are trying to use the
>  Tomcat connection pool with Hibernate 4.x, which fails without this
>  fix.
>
>  Currently I updated my deployment by hand, but I would much rather
>  have a proper package.  I can't find a PPA, and my skill set is nil in
>  terms of the ability to create my own PPA for this.  Many thanks!
>
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