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From Santiago Gala <>
Subject Re: problem with
Date Fri, 20 Apr 2001 17:52:27 GMT
Ola Lundqvist wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 20, 2001 at 06:35:02AM -0700, Davanum Srinivas wrote:
>> Ola,
>> Please remove your xalan jar from tomcat\lib directory. Make sure that the only Xalan
jar is in
>> the WEB-INF\LIB under cocoon. This should take care of your problem.
> GREAT! IT WORKS! You have saved my day. Why is it like this?

Classloader issues under Tomcat 3.2.X As security is improving, Tomcat 
is avoiding that classes used by tomcat-proper mix with classes loaded 
by the different webapps, and this not always works at the first attemp.

You can experience further problems with xerces versions (I'm in the 
Jetspeed team, so I know :( )

The simplest way I have found to work is to replace jaxp.jar and 
parser.jar from tomcat/lib with the most up-to-date release of xerces in 
(Jetspeed|C2), usually C2. Tomcat works well with xerces replacing 
jaxp.jar and parser.jar, and then the issues disappear.

Under Tomcat 4 problems are much worse. Remember the dreaded "Sealing 

> Why I did not do like this was because I want to have the
> cocoon directory as a webapp and have all jars outside
> becuase I package them separatly. But jars can not have
> symlinks :(
> But I'll have them as a usual directory so it will work.
> Thanks anyway.
> Regards,
> // Ola

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