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From "James Cook" <jimc...@iname.com>
Subject Re: SimpleStartup.java fix...
Date Thu, 20 Jan 2000 20:57:43 GMT
Wow, it's getting much more complicated to easily debug servlets. Is there a
page that I can read up on about the server.xml and web.xml setups?

jim


----- Original Message -----
From: Dustin Callaway <DCallaway@hfnweb.com>
To: <tomcat-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Thursday, January 20, 2000 11:34 AM
Subject: RE: SimpleStartup.java fix...


> Jim,
>
> Register your servlets and provide a URL mapping in the web.xml file
within
> each context (e.g., /webpages or /examples).
>
> Dustin
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: James Cook [mailto:jimcook@iname.com]
> Sent: Thursday, January 20, 2000 9:27 AM
> To: tomcat-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: Re: SimpleStartup.java fix...
>
>
> thanks for the fix.
>
> How do I now tell the Tomcat Webserver where to find my servlets? My
former
> URL (that worked with JSWDK 1.0.1) is
> http://itccd310:8080/servlet/research.servlet.MainServlet. I get a 404
error
> with Tomcat.
>
> thanks,
> jim
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Dustin Callaway <callaway@sourcestream.com>
> To: <tomcat-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 19, 2000 11:37 PM
> Subject: SimpleStartup.java fix...
>
>
> The following SimpleStartup.java class starts the Tomcat HttpServer from
> within a Java application. This allows for servlet debugging from within
an
> IDE. Many thanks to Jim Rudnicki for the sample code (which I just cleaned
> up and simplified). Place this application in the /tomcat directory and
run
> it from there.
>
>
> import org.apache.tomcat.server.HttpServer;
> import java.net.URL;
>
> /**
>  * SimpleStartup starts the Tomcat HttpServer in a Java
>  * application to allow for debugging within an IDE.
>  */
> public class SimpleStartup
> {
>   public static void main(String[] args)
>   {
>     try
>     {
>       HttpServer server = new HttpServer(8080, null, null);
>
>       URL url = resolveURL("webpages");
>       server.getContextManager().setDocumentBase(url);
>
>       url = resolveURL("examples");
>       server.addContext("/examples", url);
>
>       server.start(); file://start the server
>     }
>     catch (Exception e)
>     {
>       System.out.println("Error: " + e);
>     }
>   }
>
>
>   private static URL resolveURL(String s) throws Exception
>   {
>     // if the string contains :/, then we assume that it's a real URL and
do
> nothing
>     if (s.indexOf(":/") > -1)
>     {
>         return new URL(s);
>     }
>
>     // otherwise, we assume that we've got a file name and
>     // need to construct a file url appropriatly.
>     if (s.startsWith("/"))
>     {
>       return new URL("file", null, s);
>     }
>     else
>     {
>       String pwd = System.getProperty("user.dir");
>       return new URL("file", null, pwd + "/" + s);
>     }
>   }
> }
>
>
> That's it. Register your servlet in the web.xml file, set a breakpoint in
> your servlet using an IDE (JBuilder, Visual Cafe, etc.), and invoke the
> servlet from a browser (execution should stop at your breakpoint). Thanks
> for the tip, Jim!
>
> Dustin Callaway
> (callaway@sourcestream.com)
>
>
>
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