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From "Koss, Loren" <LK...@massivemedia.com>
Subject RE: Please point me in the right direction..
Date Wed, 11 Oct 2000 17:18:02 GMT
That worked!!  I didn't realize i had to compile them manually..  Is that
always the case?

Thanks for your help!

Loren

-----Original Message-----
From: Arion Yu [mailto:arionyu@stt.com.hk]
Sent: Tuesday, October 10, 2000 7:00 PM
To: tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org
Subject: Re: Please point me in the right direction..


Hi!

Have you compiled the Test.java -> Test.class manually?

Arion

"Koss, Loren" wrote:

> Thanks for the help.. okay, as a test, i did the following:
> created the following directories:
>
> $TOMCAT_HOME/webapps/loren
> $TOMCAT_HOME/webapps/loren/jsp
> $TOMCAT_HOME/webapps/loren/WEB-INF/classes
>
> then in the jsp directory, i made the following page (index.jsp):
>
> <jsp:useBean id="cb" scope="session" class="Test" />
> this is a test JSP page
> <br><br>
> <%=cb.getTestStr() %>
>
> then in the classes directory is the following Test.java:
> public class Test {
>
> public String getTestStr() { return "This came from the servlet";}
> }
>
> when i try to bring up the jsp page, this is the error i get:
> org.apache.jasper.JasperException: Unable to compile class for
>
JSP/usr/local/tomcat/work/localhost_8080%2Floren/_0002fjsp_0002findex_0002ej
> spindex_jsp_0.java:60: Class jsp.Test not found.
>                 Test cb = null;
>                 ^
>
/usr/local/tomcat/work/localhost_8080%2Floren/_0002fjsp_0002findex_0002ejspi
> ndex_jsp_0.java:63: Class jsp.Test not found.
>                     cb= (Test)
>                          ^
>
/usr/local/tomcat/work/localhost_8080%2Floren/_0002fjsp_0002findex_0002ejspi
> ndex_jsp_0.java:68: Class jsp.Test not found.
>                             cb = (Test)
Beans.instantiate(getClassLoader(),
> "Test");
>
>
> Thanks for your help..
>
> Loren
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kitching Simon [mailto:Simon.Kitching@orange.ch]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 10, 2000 12:24 PM
> To: 'tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org'
> Subject: RE: Please point me in the right direction..
>
> Hi,
>
> Tomcat complies with the servlet specification from Sun.
> You can download this document from the sun website.
>
> A webapp needs to have exactly the directory structure
> defined in the specification. However, this is not very complicated.
>
> (a) create a directory under $TOMCAT_HOME/webapps
>   [yes, you can put it elsewhere, but as you're just starting it
>    is best to go with the default structure for the moment]
> (b) create a WEB-INF directory under that
> (c) create classes and lib directories under WEB-INF.
>
> Or you could copy the directory structure from the examples...
>
> You're now done. Actually, if you don't have any java beans
> or servlets (which go in that WEB-INF/classes directory)
> then you probably don't need to even create the WEB-INF
> directory. Still, it's better to have it for later.
>
> Of course, you will probably need more guff than that
> as your project gets more complicated. For
> example, you probably will want to create a "web.xml" file
> and put it in the WEB-INF directory.
>
> Build.xml files are to do with a make-like tool called "ant",
> which is the default way of recompiling the tomcat source code.
> As long as you are downloading binaries of tomcat, you don't
> need to know about ant (though you might want to use it in
> your own code if you don't use an IDE; it's better than
> makefiles for compiling java source). Ant can be downloaded
> from the apache website if you want it.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Simon
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Koss, Loren [SMTP:LKoss@massivemedia.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, October 10, 2000 8:52 PM
> > To:   'tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org'
> > Subject:      Please point me in the right direction..
> >
> > I've read the documentation on the jakarta.apache.org page and have
looked
> > at the servlet API and JSP stuff, but I am still a little weary on
exactly
> > how to START an application..  I've used Enhydra before and it had a
real
> > nice app that created your directory structure and framework for you..
It
> > looks like that doesn't exist here.  So.. I think I understand what to
> > do..
> > But, looking at the examples, I don't see exactly what it seems to say
in
> > the docs..  Like for example, I thought you needed a build.xml for each
> > application..  That doesn't appear to be the case..  Can someone point
me
> > in
> > the right direction?
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > Loren Koss
> > Senior Software Engineer
> > Massive Media Group
> > 310 586-3409

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