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From "Craig R. McClanahan" <>
Subject Re: Buggy JSP app
Date Sun, 29 Jul 2001 05:52:19 GMT

On Fri, 27 Jul 2001, phil_k wrote:

> Hi
> any good Samaritans out there who feel generous?
> I have been asked to install a JSP 1.2 application, that refuses to run, the
> current error I am getting is:
> A Servlet Exception Has Occurred
> org.apache.jasper.JasperException: Unable to compile class for
> JSPI:\tomcat\jakarta-tomcat-4.0-b5\bin\..\work\localhost\_\tsheet\docs\login
> Package code.tsheet not found in import.
> import code.tsheet.*;
>        ^
> the code referred to has been unjared and resides under the root folder of a
> tomcat 4.05b installation. It also exists in the jar file in the root folder
> and has been pointed to explicitly in the classpath environment variable.
> CLASSPATH=F:\jdk1.3.1\lib;%CLASSPATH%;c:\jspapp;I:\tomcat\jakarta-tomcat-4.0
> -b5\webapps\ROOT\ts-classes.jar

You don't want to do this (Tomcat 4 ignores your class path variable

What you do want to do is put the JAR file in the right place.  The
choices are:

* If the JAR file should only be visible to a single web application,
  place it inside the /WEB-INF/lib directory of that application.

* If the JAR file should be visbile to all web applications, place it
  inside the $CATALINA_HOME/lib directory (for you, that probably means

Craig McClanahan

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