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From David Jencks <david_jen...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: classes in a web application cannot be found
Date Tue, 16 Oct 2007 17:37:02 GMT

On Oct 16, 2007, at 10:28 AM, MShah wrote:

>
> The version of Geronimo is 2.0.1.  I am deploying it as a war file.
>
> The war file gets deployed to the following location:
> repository\default\p2k6App\1192229987483\p2k6App-1192229987483.war
>
> where in I have the META-INF, WEB-INF and jsp files.  In the WEB-INF
> directory I have to folders called classes and lib.  In the lib  
> directory I
> have all the jar files.  In the classes directory I have the class  
> files in
> the appropriate package structured folders.  At the level of the  
> classes
> directory I have the web.xml file as well.
>
> The stack trace is as follows:
>
> java.lang.NullPointerException
> which is right when I am instantiating the class like P2k6AppCtl a  
> = new
> P2k6AppCtl(request, response);

I don't quite understand how this code would produce a NPE rather  
than a ClassNotFoundException or NoClassDefFoundError.  Could you  
explain?

thanks
david jencks

>
> Any input on resolving this will be much appreciated.
>
> Thanks,
> Manisha
>
>
>
> Jay D. McHugh wrote:
>>
>> A couple of questions:
>>
>> 1) What version of Geronimo are you using?
>> 2) Are you deploying your application as a WAR or as an EAR?
>> 3) What is the file layout of your deployment file (the WAR or EAR)?
>> 4) Do you have a stack trace?
>>
>> Jay
>>
>> MShah wrote:
>>> I am deploying a we application using myeclipse, the application  
>>> gets
>>> deployed perfectly, however the classes in the WEB-INF/classes  
>>> directory
>>> cannot be found.  The jars in the lib drectory are being loaded  
>>> correctly
>>> as
>>> I am referencing a static variable in the jars and it prints out
>>> perfectly,
>>> but when one of the class is being instantiated in the jsp page I  
>>> get a
>>> nullpointer exception.
>>>
>>> Any inputs on resolving this will be much appreciated.
>>>
>>> Thanks and regards,
>>> M. Shah
>>>
>>
>>
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