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From "Frank W. Zammetti" <fzli...@omnytex.com>
Subject Re: [FileUpload] Very Basic Question
Date Sun, 19 Dec 2004 21:26:36 GMT
Sounds good to me :)  I'm certainly not arguing.

-- 
Frank W. Zammetti
Founder and Chief Software Architect
Omnytex Technologies
http://www.omnytex.com

Rhino wrote:
> Martin Cooper is a *developer* of Commons FileUpload so if he tells me NOT
> to put the Commons FileUpload jar in common/lib - which he did - and says
> that I should put it in the war file of the application, that is exactly
> what I'm going to do ;-)
> 
> It works fine to do it Martin's way and I've had a lot of grief from trying
> to put it in common/lib or shared/lib.
> 
> Rhino
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Frank W. Zammetti" <fzlists@omnytex.com>
> To: "Jakarta Commons Users List" <commons-user@jakarta.apache.org>
> Cc: "Martin Cooper" <mfncooper@gmail.com>
> Sent: Sunday, December 19, 2004 3:25 PM
> Subject: Re: [FileUpload] Very Basic Question
> 
> 
> 
>>FYI, you can also put it in common/lib or shared/lib (I'm not sure if
>>there is any difference, I assume so, but I don't know what it is).
>>This will allow all webapps running under that server instance to find
>>and use the JAR.  Be careful though, you can run into versioning issues
>>doing that (I personally prefer each webapp have it's own copy of any
>>JAR it needs, except for those that come with the app server itself).
>>
>>-- 
>>Frank W. Zammetti
>>Founder and Chief Software Architect
>>Omnytex Technologies
>>http://www.omnytex.com
>>
>>
>>Rhino wrote:
>>
>>>Thank you VERY much! It now seems to be working correctly.
>>>
>>>Between a new version of Tomcat, a new version of Sysdeo, a new version
> 
> and
> 
>>>the fact that I could never quite get FileUpload to work in the old
> 
> versions
> 
>>>of any of these tools, I was getting very confused. I wish I had asked
> 
> this
> 
>>>exact question a year and a half ago when I first started working with
>>>FileUpload ;-)
>>>
>>>Again, thanks Martin! I am really looking forward to getting this
> 
> project
> 
>>>working now.
>>>
>>>Rhino
>>>
>>>
>>>----- Original Message ----- 
>>>From: "Martin Cooper" <mfncooper@gmail.com>
>>>To: "Jakarta Commons Users List" <commons-user@jakarta.apache.org>
>>>Sent: Sunday, December 19, 2004 1:05 PM
>>>Subject: Re: [FileUpload] Very Basic Question
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>>On Sun, 19 Dec 2004 12:38:57 -0500, Rhino <rhino1@sympatico.ca> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>Could someone kindly tell me where I should be putting the
>>>>>commons-fileupload-1.0-jar when I deploy my Tomcat servlet to Tomcat?
>>>
>>>I've
>>>
>>>
>>>>>searched high and low through mailing lists and FileUpload docs and I
>>>
>>>can't
>>>
>>>
>>>>>find any mention of this.
>>>>>
>>>>>My servlet compiles fine but when I deploy it to Tomcat (5.0.28) Tomcat
>>>>>can't find the jar so that it can do the uploading and I get this:
>>>>
>>>><snip/>
>>>>
>>>>>I think this is nature's way of telling me that I haven't got the
>>>
>>>FileUpload
>>>
>>>
>>>>>jar in the right place. Apparently, Tomcat can't use the copy of the
> 
> jar
> 
>>>>>that is in server/lib; as I understand it, this directory is only for
>>>>>uploads done by the server, not by the applications. I would have tried
>>>
>>>it
>>>
>>>
>>>>>in common/lib but I have specific instructions from Martin Cooper that
>>>
>>>say
>>>
>>>
>>>>>"keep the FileUpload jar within your own web app, and don't try to
> 
> share
> 
>>>it
>>>
>>>
>>>>>by putting it in common/lib".
>>>>>
>>>>>So where DO I put the jar??? I suppose the answer should be obvious
>>>
>>>since I
>>>
>>>
>>>>>can't find any evidence of anyone else ever asking it but it's eluding
>>>
>>>me.
>>>
>>>
>>>>The FileUpload jar file should go into WEB-INF/lib, inside your war
>>>>file. This is the same place that all of your other jar files should
>>>>go, and is the standard location for jar files in a web application.
>>>>See the Servlet spec for more information.
>>>>
>>>>--
>>>>Martin Cooper
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>Do I just drop the jar in the webapps/[MyAppName] folder? Won't that
>>>
>>>ensure
>>>
>>>
>>>>>that I have to put it back there manually every time I redeploy the
>>>
>>>servlet?
>>>
>>>
>>>>>Should I put the jar in the WAR file itself?
>>>>>
>>>>>Any guidance would be appreciated!
>>>>>
>>>>>Rhino
>>>>>---
>>>>>rhino1 AT sympatico DOT ca
>>>>>"There are two ways of constructing a software design. One way is to
>>>
>>>make it
>>>
>>>
>>>>>so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies. And the other way
> 
> is
> 
>>>to
>>>
>>>
>>>>>make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies." -
> 
> C.A.R.
> 
>>>>>Hoare
>>>>>
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