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From "Hare, Michael" <>
Subject RE: Forrest 0.6 Interaction with Tomcat 5.0.27
Date Wed, 08 Sep 2004 15:42:18 GMT
I see your point.
Here is what I did.

I performed a fresh install of Tomcat 5.0.28 (I did not upgrade from TC
I had already compiled cocoon into a war, so I put that war into
TC's webapp dir.
TC unraveled the war and installed cocoon and the samples.
At this point I am able to access everything: JSP/Servlet examples, TC Admin
Panel and Cocoon Samples.
I then put a xindice.war into webapp, TC unraveled it and installed the
At this point I am still able to access everything, plus the Xindice 'Ugly
DB Tool'.
Now I put the forrest 0.6 compiled war into webapp and let TC unravel and
install it; which it did.
Now I cannot access the JSP/Servlet examples or the TC Admin Panel. I can
still access Cocoon.

This may be a Tomcat problem, but it seems pretty specific to Forrest's

- mike

-----Original Message-----
From: Dave Brondsema []
Sent: Tuesday, September 07, 2004 7:59 PM
Subject: Re: Forrest 0.6 Interaction with Tomcat 5.0.27

Hare, Michael wrote:
> Rather than continue to deal with, what I thought might be a Tomcat conf
file issue, I removed the conf file for forrest 0.6 and, instead, put the
war file in Tomcat/webapps directory and let Tomcat unravel it into an
> Once it does, I have the same problems accessing the Tomcat admin control
panel, the JSP and Servlet demos (I can't) I had with the conf file.
> Once I remove the war and the installed webapp, I can access the tomcat
admin panel again.

I haven't tried this myself.. so I might be off base here.  If the 
*only* thing you did to tomcat was put the .war file in tomcat's webapp 
directory, and you can't run the demos & admin webapp, then that is a 
pretty big problem with tomcat.  Maybe you should do a fresh install of 
tomcat to make sure you have all the tomcat .jar files and not any from 

Dave Brondsema : : programming : student org : personal

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