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From Remy Maucherat <>
Subject Re: Probably a simple problem with an equally simple solution...
Date Mon, 09 Jul 2001 20:47:09 GMT
Quoting Kedar Hirve <>:

> 	I was trying to develop my own valve to plug into Catalina, but
> running into some problems. I wrote up a little class that implements
> Valve
> and has empty code for getInfo() and invoke(). I put it in its own
> package
> called valvetest, compiled it just fine, put that folder
> with the class in it in Catalina's startup classpath, and added a valve
> element to my server.xml.
> 	Catalina could find the class when it started, but would give me an
> IllegalArgumentException - argument type mismatch for the valve. Finally
> I
> decided to stick the classes into catalina.jar, and it worked. The odd
> thing
> here is that before I jarred it, Catalina found the class just fine,
> and
> even _ran its constructor_.
> 	Though I have one solution for this now (jarring it into
> catalina.jar), I'm not terribly satisfied with that. I wanted to know
> if
> there's a more convenient way of adding my custom components without
> modifying catalina.jar.

It doesn't work even if you put the valve class in server/classes 
(common/classes should work too) ?


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