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From Mark Thomas <>
Subject Re: Using JDT compiler from build.xml
Date Fri, 03 Oct 2008 10:51:03 GMT
Elalmaire wrote:
> Hi, 
> I'm a new tomcat user. 
> I'm running Apache Tomcat ver 6.0.18 on Windows Vista with JRE 6 (so I've setted JRE_HOME).

>>>From docs, I've read that it's possible to use a jre since "Tomcat 6.0 uses the
Eclipse JDT Java compiler for compiling JSP pages", but when I try to compile with ant (the
sample consists in two jsps and two servlets) I have:
> ------------------------------------
> Unable to locate tools.jar. Expected to find it in C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\lib\tools.jar
> Buildfile: build.xml
> Trying to override old definition of datatype resources
> prepare:
> compile:
>     [javac] Compiling 2 source files to c:\exercises\myapp\build\WEB-INF\classes
> c:\exercises\myapp\build.xml:305
> : Unable to find a javac compiler;
> is not on the classpath.
> Perhaps JAVA_HOME does not point to the JDK.
> It is currently set to "C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07"
> Total time: 1 second
> ----------------------------
> Shouldn't Tomcat use jasper_jdt.jar in $CATALINA_HOME/lib? or have I to change the javac
task into something else? or what?
> Fran

What are you trying to compile? JSPs, servlets or something else?


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