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From "Eduardo Godoy" <>
Subject Re: Automatic addition of /mycontext/WEB-INF/classes to classpath?
Date Wed, 12 Jul 2000 18:29:25 GMT
It does not work for me ... I had to create a classes directory into
and put my .properties files into it!

Eduardo Godoy (en prestamo a)
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave Fox" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, July 12, 2000 1:22 PM
Subject: Automatic addition of /mycontext/WEB-INF/classes to classpath?

> System: NT4 sp6, Tomcat 3.1, Apache 1.3.12
> Problem: We have several '.properties' files that I have placed in
> /webapps/myapp/WEB-INF/classes but my servlets can't seem to find them.
> However, if I manually add this directory to the classpath (before
> Tomcat) they will then be found.
> So, the following doesn't seem to be working for me.
> According to AppDev (distributed with Tomcat):
> "WEB-INF/classes/ - This directory contains any Java class files (and
> associated resources) required for your application, including both
> and non-servlet
>      classes, that are not combined into JAR files."
> "When you install an application into Tomcat (or any other 2.2-compatible
> server), the classes in the WEB-INF/classes/ directory, as well as all
> classes in JAR files
> found in the WEB-INF/lib/ directory, are added to the class path for your
> particular web application."
> (Sorry if this has been addressed.  I just searched the list archive and
> couldn't find the answer.)
> Thanks in advance.
> Dave

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