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From Chuck.Irv...@mail.sprint.com
Subject RE: "...is not a servlet", yes I *have* RTFM, my jre/lib/ext is empty!
Date Fri, 28 Sep 2001 13:48:17 GMT
Also, check to make sure that your don't have servlet.jar in any of 
your servlet lib directories. 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: petef [mailto:petef@e-people.com]
> Sent: Friday, September 28, 2001 8:31 AM
> To: tomcat-user
> Cc: petef
> Subject: "...is not a servlet", yes I *have* RTFM, my jre/lib/ext is
> empty!
> 
> 
> Whilst searching the mailing list archives for the answer to the
> (apparently) perennial "X is not a servlet" problem, I found 
> the following
> proposed solution:
> 
> > From: "Craig R. McClanahan"
> > Subject:  Re: desperate: Tomcat complaining my servlet is 
> not a servlet
> > Date:  Thu, 27 Sep 2001 19:02:00 -0700 (PDT)
> >
> > A quick search of the mailing list archives will show at least 20
> > answers to this question :-).
> >
> > Remove any old copy of servlet.jar (or j2ee.jar) from your Java
> > system extensions directory ($JAVA_HOME/jre/lib/ext) -- it 
> interferes
> > with Tomcat's normal operation.
> >
> > Craig McClanahan
> 
> However, I have already done this and the problem persists.  The only
> accessible jars I have are the ones which come with the 
> Tomcat 4.0 Final
> binary distribution, honest.  All the others are in a 
> jar-bucket folder well
> away from tomcat and the jdk/jre and no explicit classpath is set as a
> matter of course.  Strangely strange.
> 
> If anyone has had similar experiences which they would care 
> to share I would
> be grateful to hear about them.  I'll continue delving and 
> report back if I
> get to the bottom of it.
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