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From Paul DuBois <p...@snake.net>
Subject Re: ClassNotFoundException when using war file (Tomcat 3.2.3)
Date Thu, 01 Nov 2001 02:43:05 GMT
>The examples that gets shipped with the tomcat.zip file also uses Web-inf !!!!

Maybe the developers never used anything but Windows boxes
(case-insensitive file system)?


>
>scarcher@its.state.ms.us wrote:
>
>>  I'm new to tomcat but shouldn't it bet WEB-INF?
>>  isn't it case sensitive?
>>
>>  Scott Archer
>>  scarcher@its.state.ms.us
>>
>>
>>                      Abinesh S
>>                      Puthenpurackal                To: 
>>tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org
>>                      <abinesh.puthenpurackal       cc:
>>                      @sdrc.com>                    Subject: 
>>ClassNotFoundException when using war file (Tomcat 3.2.3)
>>
>>                      10/31/2001 09:45 AM
>>                      Please respond to
>>                      "Tomcat Users List"
>>
>>
>>
>>  Hi,
>>
>>  I am trying to use a war which has some jar files in it for my web
>>  application in tomcat 3.2.3. The war file is structured as follows
>>
>>  WarFile.war
>>      Web-inf/lib/jarfile1.jar
>>      Web-inf/lib/jarfile2.jar
>>      Web-inf/lib/jarfile3.jar
>>
>>  When running the application I get ClassNotFoundException for the
>>  classes in the jar file. Also I noticed that empty directories (that
>>  follows my package structure) were created under lib directory. E.g. I
>>  see the following empty directories
>>
>>  %TOMCAT_HOME%/webapps/webapplication/Web-inf/lib/examples/addressbook/.....
>>
>>  A workaround is to place the jar files in the tomcat/lib directory. This
>>  will result in the the jars to be added to the classpath and everything
>>  works fine.
>>
>>  I was wondering if anyone knows about a cleaner solution or point out if
>>  there is something that I need to do to get this working (perhaps
>>  something in manifest file or web.xml file etc.).
>>
>>  Any help is greatly appreciated.
>>
>>  Thanks,
>>
>>  Abi -
>>
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