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From "Martin Gainty" <>
Subject RE: need help on jsp issue under Tomcat 5.5.17
Date Fri, 18 Aug 2006 17:40:57 GMT

make sure rt.jar is on your CLASSPATH
My copy is located on %JAVA_HOME%/jre/lib

Martin Gainty

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>Where are you putting the test file?  I copied your test file and
>dropped it into my tomcat folder and it ran without a hitch.  Can you
>view the samples that come with tomcat?
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Tom Jerry []
>Sent: Friday, August 18, 2006 1:06 PM
>Subject: need help on jsp issue under Tomcat 5.5.17
>Hi there,
>I recently downloaded and installed Tomcat 5.5.17 on my Windows XP
>and did some basical tests. It turns out that the it has problems
>jsp files with the vrey basic functions. For example, I have a very
>jsp file as follows:
><%@ page import = "java.util.Date" %>
>time : <%= System.currentTimeMillis() %>
>Request URI: <%= request.getRequestURI() %>
>date : <%= new java.util.Date() %>
>The file test.jsp is located under %CATALINA_HOME%/webapps/test
>When I load in the jsp file(http://localhost:8080/test/test.jsp) in
>Tomcat ,
>it shows the following result:
>Request URI
>It seems that Tomcat does not execute the embedded jsp codes, and I
>find any error messages in the log file.
>In addition, I have verified :
>- CLASSPATH setting is correct, which contains the dt.jar/tools.jar from
>1.5 and jsp-api.jar/servlet-api.jar from Tomcat.
>- I can run servelt/html file without any problem under Tomcat
>- I can run the JSP example installed with Tomcat without any problem
>- I tried to copy the test.jsp into the directory of installed JSP
>of Tomcat and reload the jsp file, and it shows the same issue.
>Could you please shed some light on this?
>Thanks a lot in advance!
>Best regards,
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