Jetty provides a Web server and javax.servlet container, plus support for SPDY,
WebSocket, OSGi, JMX, JNDI, JAAS and many other integrations.
These components are open source and available for commercial use and distribution.
Jetty is used in a wide variety of projects and products, both in development and production.
Jetty can be easily embedded in devices, tools, frameworks, application servers, and clusters.
This script repacks the tar.gz into a slackware package.
It also links the startup script to /etc/rc.d/rc.jetty.
To have this start upon each boot, add the following lines to /etc/rc.d/rc.local
# Start jetty
if [ -x /etc/rc.d/rc.jetty ]; then
This requires: jdk
Maintained by: Mário Antunes
Keywords: jetty,servlet engine,websockets,http server
(the SlackBuild does not include the source)