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From Frank Liu <f...@mail.vipstage.com>
Subject Re: JDBC Driver Installation
Date Tue, 01 Oct 2002 22:12:09 GMT

Is it a bug that tomcat can't recognize oracle's classes12.zip
even though I installed it in the "common/lib"?

thanks,
frank

On Tue, 1 Oct 2002, Rick Fincher wrote:

> Hi Frank,
>
> Putting it in the common/lib directory is the correct place for it if you
> want it accessible by Tomcat and alll your web apps.  That way you don't
> have multiple copies of your JDBC driver cluttering up your system.  Put it
> in WEB-INF/lib makes it available to only that web app.
>
> This is explained in README in the Tomcat docs.
>
> Rick
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Frank Liu" <fliu@mail.vipstage.com>
> To: <tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 01, 2002 5:06 PM
> Subject: JDBC Driver Installation
>
>
> >
> > for mysql jdbc driver, I just copied "mysql-connector-java-2.0.14-bin.jar"
> > to the "tomcat/common/lib" directory and restart tomcat. the application
> > can find the driver without a problem. Is this the right way to install
> > the jdbc driver? or shall it copy it to the application's own
> > "WEB-INF/lib" directory? Which is the preferred way?
> >
> > today when I try the same thing for the oracle jdbc driver
> "classes12.zip",
> > this trick doesn't work anymore. I have to rename it to "classes12.jar"
> > before I copy to "tomcat/common/lib". Am I doing something wrong or
> > this is the way? Why wouldn't oracle release it as "classes12.jar" then?
> >
> > Thanks!
> > Frank
>
>
>
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