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From "Aaron Mulder" <ammul...@alumni.princeton.edu>
Subject Re: Geronimo Startup Error
Date Sun, 16 Jul 2006 11:53:09 GMT
Just so long as nothing barfs when you add the README.txt to the
ClassPath as if it was a JAR...

Thanks,
    Aaron

On 7/16/06, Jason Dillon <jason@planet57.com> wrote:
> Should still open an issue.  We have to add a file to tmp to force
> the directory to be created.  The tmp/README.txt explains that some
> versions of WinZip decide to not create empty directories... maybe
> there is a configuration option in WinZip to do that... or maybe some
> versions are just more full of themselves.
>
> Either way... as much as I don't like to have them, I think its
> better to add a README.txt to the directories we expect to exist and
> explain why the files are there... and also what types of files
> should be in that dir etc.
>
> --jason
>
>
> On Jul 15, 2006, at 8:43 PM, Joe Bohn wrote:
>
> > Michael,
> >
> > Before you open a JIRA can you please double check this?  I just
> > downloaded both of those files and extracted them using winzip.
> > The empty directories were created.  I've also noticed that when I
> > copy an image I need to be careful to ensure the empty directories
> > are included in the copy.   For example, xcopy * /s won't include
> > the empty directories so you must use the /e option.  I'm not sure
> > if that's what happened on your system but it's happened to me before.
> >
> > Joe
> >
> >
> > Jason Dillon wrote:
> >> Looks like its an oversight... can you please file an issue in Jira:
> >>     http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GERONIMO
> >> Zip can sometimes (annoyingly omit empty directories)... we will
> >> have to put in placeholders to prevent this lame behavior.
> >> Anyways, its an easy fix we can get in for 1.1.1
> >> --jason
> >> On Jul 15, 2006, at 5:25 PM, Michael Malgeri wrote:
> >>>
> >>> I created empty directories for "var\shared\classes" and "var
> >>> \shared\lib" and the server started up and I was able to log on
> >>> and access the console and poke around.
> >>>
> >>> I didn't run any other tests like deploying apps, etc.
> >>>
> >>> I didn't see this in the install notes. Is there a problem with
> >>> the distribution bundles or did I install incorrectly?
> >>>
> >>> Michael Malgeri
> >>> Technical Services Manager
> >>> PHONE: 310-727-4544
> >>> Tie Line: 286-4544
> >>> CELLULAR: 310-704-6403
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> *Michael Malgeri/Los Angeles/IBM*
> >>>
> >>> 07/15/2006 05:19 PM
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> To
> >>>     dev@geronimo.apache.org <mailto:dev@geronimo.apache.org>
> >>> cc
> >>>
> >>> Subject
> >>>     Geronimo Startup Error
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Hi,
> >>>
> >>> I downloaded geronimo-tomcat-j2ee-1.1.zip for Windows, ran the
> >>> startup script and got the following error:
> >>>
> >>> [***************>      ] 70%  20s  Loading geronimo/sharedlib/1.1/
> >>> car 17:07:15,3
> >>> 41 ERROR [GBeanInstanceState] Error while starting; GBean is now
> >>> in the FAILED state: abstractName="geronimo/sharedlib/1.1/car?
> >>> ServiceModule=geronimo/sharedlib/1.1/
> >>> car,j2eeType=GBean,name=SharedLib"
> >>> java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Classes dir does not exist: C:
> >>> \AppServers\geronimo-1.1\var\shared\classes
> >>>
> >>> There's no "..\geronimo-1.1\var\shared\classes" directory in the
> >>> distribution
> >>>
> >>> Got the same error with Little-G
> >>>
> >>> Michael Malgeri
> >>> Technical Services Manager
> >>> PHONE: 310-727-4544
> >>> Tie Line: 286-4544
> >>> CELLULAR: 310-704-6403
>
>

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