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From Gianny Damour <>
Subject Re: Geronimo and Grails
Date Wed, 14 May 2008 11:11:34 GMT

I have been running Grails 0.5+ applications on Geronimo 2.x and this  
works w/o problem as long as you hide specific packages. Your  
geronimo-web.xml should look like the following one:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<web-app xmlns="">







On 14/05/2008, at 2:55 PM, michaelg wrote:

> I am writing an article for IBM developerWorks on using Grails and  
> Geronimo
> together. However, I am unable to deploy a Grails WAR to Geronimo.
> I first tried it with Geronimo 2.1.1 with Jetty. The error I got was a
> NoClassDefFound for org.apache.commons.fileupload.FileItemFactory.  
> This
> class is the Geronimo repository, and is also included with the  
> Grails war.
> It's the same version for both.
> Next I tried it with Geronimo 2.1.1 with Tomcat. This time I got a  
> dom4j
> InvalidXPathException.
> Next I tried the Little G distribution. It worked perfectly. I had  
> also
> tried standalone Tomcat with success as well, so I guess this  
> should not
> have been too surprising.
> Obviously I have to point a finger at Grails or Geronimo, and since  
> it works
> fine on Tomcat or Little G, I am pointing the finger at Geronimo. The
> Geronimo/Jetty error sure smelled like a class loader problem, but  
> I have no
> clue on the Geronimo/Tomcat. Note, in all cases I included a Geronimo
> deployment plan inside the WAR (/WEB-INF/geronimo-web.xml)
> Any ideas/advice is greatly appreciated.
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