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From "Jason Roscoe" <>
Subject RE: Tomcat 5.0.16 in XP Profesional
Date Wed, 07 Jan 2004 14:47:32 GMT

If I try any of these:

CATALINA_HOME: E:\jakarta-tomcat-5.0.16-src\jakarta-tomcat-catalina\
CATALINA_HOME: E:\jakarta-tomcat-5.0.16-src

I get:

The CATALINA_HOME environment variable is not defined correctly...

No, I am not using Nebeans or Eclipse.  I am just trying to start the

-----Original Message-----
From: Rod Giffin [] 
Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2004 9:36 AM
Subject: RE: Tomcat 5.0.16 in XP Profesional

Jason Roscoe said:
> I have tried setting these environment variables up and I get the 
> error:
> Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError; 
> org/apache/catalina/startup/Bootstrap.
> My environment variables are:
> JAVA_HOME: E:\j2sdk_nb\j2sdk1.4.2
> E:\jakarta-tomcat-5.0.16-src\jakarta-tomcat-catalina\catalina\src
> Can someone help me???

Kind of going out on a limb here, but CATALINA_HOME needs to point to
the top level of your compiled and installed tomcat software, not the
catalina source code.  Are you trying to compile tomcat inside of
Eclipse or Netbeans?


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