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From H.vanderLin...@MI.UNIMAAS.NL
Subject RE: servlet cannot find depending JAR file
Date Tue, 20 Jun 2000 08:52:03 GMT
Hello Kevin,

> When you restart Tomcat, it prints out the CLASSPATH it is using - this is
> afer it has looked at the TOMCAT_HOME/lib directory and appended every
file
> in the directory to the classpath.

I know and that is were I put my saxon.jar.

> See if your .jar file is on this classpath it displays on startup. Or,
> redirect output to a file called startup.log and view it after startup. 

Yes it does. And still the depending servlet returns a
'NoClassDefFoundError'.

> This behavior is controlled by the file tomcat.sh (or tomcat.bat on
Win32).
> Evaluate the execution of this startup script and you should be able to
> isolate the issue.

Well...no. I haven't got a clue.

Thanks for thinking along.

Bye,

Helma van der Linden


> -----Original Message-----
> From: H.vanderLinden@MI.UNIMAAS.NL 
> [mailto:H.vanderLinden@MI.UNIMAAS.NL]
> Sent: Monday, June 19, 2000 5:20 AM
> To: tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: RE: servlet cannot find depending JAR file
> 
> 
> Hello Ken,
> 
> I (or rather my co-worker) will be testing this. 
> Somewhere on this list I read that webapp specific jar files 
> should go into
> the WEB-INF/lib dir, while
> global jar files should go into the jakarta-tomcat/lib 
> directory. Is this
> true?
> 
> If so, why did my SaxonServlet complain he couldn't find this 
> saxon.jar
> while it's in jakarta-tomcat/lib in the CLASSPATH? Could that also be
> because of the examples.war file present?

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