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From "Borut Hadžialić" <borut.hadzia...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Tomcat 5.5 class loader question.
Date Wed, 23 Aug 2006 08:06:33 GMT
Why would Catalina classloader need to see application specific jar files?

On 8/23/06, Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org> wrote:
> Borut Hadžialić wrote:
> > However, when we move those Jira dependencies from
> > $CATALINA_HOME/common/lib/ to $CATALINA_BASE/shared/lib/
> > Jira starup fails - it throws several ClassDefNotFoundException
> > (for org.postgresql.Driver and other classes)
> >
> > Does anyone know why is this happening?
>
> Probably because the Catalina classloader also needs to be able to see
> those classes. If they are in shared, they are not visible to the core
> Tomcat code.
>
> Mark

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Why?
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