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From Kees de Kooter <kdekoo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Why tomcat 6.0.18 looks for MySQL JDBC driver to be placed in CATALINA_HOME/lib folder?
Date Mon, 02 Feb 2009 12:38:58 GMT
Hi Ramesh,

Did you configure a JNDI datasource in tomcat? In that case the
datasource exists "outside" your app.

Cheers,
Kees de Kooter
http://www.boplicity.net



On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 13:06, peterramesh <ramesh.ramasamy@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> On reading Tomcat help doc
> http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-6.0-doc/jndi-resources-howto.html, it
> recommends to place the MySQL  JDBC driver in both places (CATALINA_HOME/lib
> and WEB-INF/lib folder of the app).
>
> If I haven't placed in CATALINA_HOME/lib folder, my app is failing with
> driver not found error. I'm puzzled with..
>
> 1. Why Tomcat look for the JDBC jar to be in CATALINA_HOME/lib folder?
> 2. If I copied more than one JDBC jars (with different version) in
> CATALINA_HOME/lib folder for couple of my applications, how each of them
> looks for the respective versions of JDBC driver?
>
> Thanks,
> Ramesh
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