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From Jim Anderson <>
Subject Re: Cannot find any information on property 'x' in a bean of type 'bfs.beans.BFSInfo'
Date Thu, 02 Jul 2009 15:48:17 GMT


Thank you. That did the trick. I kind of guessed it was that sort of 
problem, but could not find it in documentation of the book that I'm using.


Konstantin Kolinko wrote:
> 2009/7/2 Jim Anderson <>:
>> Hi,
>> I'm running tomcat 6.0.18 on Linux and I'm having a problem running
>> a javabean. I created a bean and was able to call setProperty and
>> getProperty
>> for the property 'startPage' in the bean. When I added a 2nd property
>> to the bean, I got the following message:
>> org.apache.jasper.JasperException: Cannot find any information on property
>> 'midContent' in a bean of type 'bfs.beans.BFSInfo'
>> The setter and getter methods were copied and pasted from 'startPage' so
>> they
>> should have worked. I checked the spelling of the new property 'midContent'
>> carefully and I'm sure there was not a spelling error.
>> I experimented and found that no matter what name I gave the new property,
>> it
>> would not work with the getter and setter methods. In the jsp code, my
>> getter
>> and setter methods for 'startPage' continued to work. I decided to rename
>> the property to 'sPage'. I did this, recompiled the source, rebuilt the jar
>> file
>> and placed it the web library. I ran the jsp page again and found that
>> getProperty
>> on 'sPage' failed, but if I changed 'sPage' back to 'startPage', the jsp
>> page
>> worked.
>> It looks like tomcat is still is finding an old jar file or has cached a
>> reference
>> to the old library.
> It looks like you have not restarted (reloaded) your web application.
> One of the ways to do so in development mode is to touch your
> WEB-INF/web.xml  (or any other WatchedResource if those are configured).
> Another way is to use the Tomcat Manager web application.
> Best regards,
> Konstantin Kolinko
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