This page collects thoughts about the standardization of common configuration items for Java applications.

Packages that could benefit from this discussion are all Java applications, especially server applications like Tomcat, Jetty, Hadoop / HBase / ?ZooKeeper, glassfish, nailgun(?) and others that are not yet packaged for Debian.

Items that could be made configurable in a standardized fashion:

On the JVM level:

On the wrapper level:

On the application level: Things in this area are not so easy to standardize because each application may handle it in different ways. However most applications use either Log4j or slf4j so we could for example standardize the Log4J settings.

Additionally we could also agree on a standard place to store STDOUT and STDERR