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From peterramesh <>
Subject Re: Why tomcat 6.0.18 looks for MySQL JDBC driver to be placed in CATALINA_HOME/lib folder?
Date Wed, 04 Feb 2009 13:58:28 GMT

Hi Gregor,

>Why should your webapps require different versions of the same
>JDBC-driver? Do you have different instance of MySQL running?
>If not, IMHO that doesn't make any sense at all.

Thanks for your reply, this make me understood that Tomcat server just need
a JDBC driver (single version) for a MySQL instance, and it shall support
JNDI datasource for the web apps deployed in that Tomcat instance.

Thanks and Regards,

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