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Subject RE: Weird Classloader Scenario - Is This Possible?
Date Wed, 02 Jun 2004 20:47:05 GMT
I think that may have been the ticket.  Thanks for all the help!

"Shapira, Yoav" <>
06/02/2004 01:37 PM
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Yoav Shapira
Millennium Research Informatics

>-----Original Message-----
>From: []
>Sent: Wednesday, June 02, 2004 2:37 PM
>Subject: Weird Classloader Scenario - Is This Possible?
>We have a fairly generic servlet framework that is used across more
>one web app deployed to tomcat 4.1.30 on win2k using java 1.4.2_03-b02.
>The framework was initially included in the WEB-INF/lib for each
>application.  However, I was hoping the framework jar could reside in
>shared/lib.  This framework code basically uses a request handler to
>incoming requests to a webapp-specific request processor.  The request
>handler instantiates a request processor via
> Basically, as expected, the classloader fails to load the request
>processor class with the framework jar now in shared/lib.
>Is there a loader scheme that I can use in the shared/lib jar that can
>used to instantiate classes from my webapp (WEB-INF/classes)?
>Matt Hanson

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