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From Steve Weiss <st...@bonampak.org>
Subject Re: Problems Setting up new Tomcat3.2 installation with jdk1.3
Date Tue, 05 Dec 2000 03:54:40 GMT
It looks like you need to add <path-to-tomcat>/lib/servlet.jar to your 
classpath.

-S

Mark Koscak wrote:

> I have encountered some problems setting up Tomcat on a development 
> Linux system. If anyone could throw up some suggestions I would be most 
> appreciative.
> 
> I have installed Tomcat3.2 and I can run the sample servlets and jsp 
> applications after I have started the tomcat server.
> 
> My problem is that I can't compile the simple Hello.java application in 
> the sample directory e.g.
> 
> [mark@netdev src]$ javac Hello.java
> 
> Hello.java:98: Can''t find method "setContentType(java.lang.String)"
> 
> [mark@netdev src]$
> 
> Also the interfaces and other code defined in 
> /usr/local/jakarta-tomcat/src/javax have NO associated class objects? 
> Yet on the other machine with the same configuration I can run the 
> sample applications and compile new servlets.
> 
> The machine that does allow me to compile apps now runs jdk1.3, but was 
> previously running jdk1.1.7, also this machine has class objects in the 
> /usr/local/jakarta-tomcat/src/javax directory.
> 
> If you need it here are some of the steps I have taken and my system 
> settings, related to the installation of tomcat.
> 
> Here are the steps I have taken.
> 
> Downloaded the latest stable version of Tomcat --> jakarta-tomcat.tar.gz
> 
> I have run tar and extracted tomcat to /usr/local
> 
> The resultant directory structure is
> 
> C:\jakarta-tomcat\bin
> 
> \conf
> 
> \doc
> 
> \lib
> 
> \logs
> 
> \src
> 
> \webapps
> 
> \work
> 
> I have set JAVA_HOME to
> 
> /usr/local/jdk1.3 //-- Root directory of java installation
> 
>  
> 
> I have set the PATH to include
> 
> /usr/local/jdk1.3/bin //-- The directory that holds executables for //-- 
> javac, java, javadoc etc
> 
> /usr/local/jdk1.3 //-- Root directory of java installation
> 
> /usr/local/jdk1.3/lib //-- The location of tools.jar
> 
> /usr/local/jakarta-tomcat //-- Root directory of tomcat installation
> 
> /usr/local/jakarta-tomcat/bin //-- Tomcat executables
> 
>  
> 
> I have set the CLASSPATH to include
> 
> /usr/local/jdk1.3
> 
> /usr/local/jakarta-tomcat/src
> 
> /usr/local/jdk1.3/lib
> 
>  
> 
> I have set TOMCAT_HOME to
> 
> /usr/local/jakarta-tomcat //-- The root installation directory
> 
>  
> 
> Many thanks.
> 
> Mark
> 
>  


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