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From Remy Maucherat <>
Subject Re: Tomcat 5.0.14 Beta
Date Sat, 01 Nov 2003 22:01:49 GMT
Matt Raible wrote:
> I just upgraded from Tomcat 5.0.12 Beta to 5.0.14 yesterday.  
> Everything's been running fine for the last 12 hours, and then I got the 
> following error this morning:
> No Java compiler was found to compile the generated source for the JSP.
> This can usually be solved by copying manually $JAVA_HOME/lib/tools.jar 
> from the JDK
> to the common/lib directory of the Tomcat server, followed by a Tomcat 
> restart.
> If using an alternate Java compiler, please check its installation and 
> access path.
> Should I copy tool.jar to common/lib?  I've never had to do this before.

Maybe not. This message may appear more often that what it should, when 
there's a compilation error. It should be investigated.

You didn't give enough information to go much further.

Rémy Maucherat
Senior Developer & Consultant
JBoss Group (Europe) SàRL

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