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From Mark Thomas <>
Subject Re: tomcat 4.1.31 problem
Date Fri, 04 Sep 2009 16:31:37 GMT
Christopher Schultz wrote:
> Mark,
> On 9/4/2009 11:21 AM, Mark Thomas wrote:
>> Christopher Schultz wrote:
>>> Jamez,
>>> On 9/3/2009 11:15 PM, jamez smith wrote:
>>>> This is the exception when removing the <context> element from the
>>>> server.xml:
>>>> [ERROR] [Cannot create JDBC driver of class '' for connect URL
>>>> 'null']org.apache.commons.dbcp.SQLNestedException: Cannot create JDBC driver
>>>> of class '' for connect URL 'null', cause:
>>>> java.sql.SQLException: No suitable driver
>>>>     at java.sql.DriverManager.getDriver(
>>>>     at
>>>> org.apache.commons.dbcp.BasicDataSource.createDataSource(
>>>>     at
>>>> org.apache.commons.dbcp.BasicDataSource.getConnection(
>>> Okay, now we're back to a simpler problem. I don't believe Tomcat 4.1.x
>>> uses META-INF/context.xml files, which is a shame, because you can't
>>> define context-specific <Resource> elements anywhere. It looks like
>>> you're going to have to have your <Context> in server.xml no matter what.
>> Huh?
>> You put myapp.xml in the webapps directory in Tomcat 4.1.x.
> Sorry, it's been a while since I used Tomcat 4.1, but I was suggesting
> that he disable autoDeply, in which case using an XML file in webapps
> wouldn't help.

Sorry missed that. In that case the Context element would have to be in
server.xml but you could still have a context specific resource defined
in that Context element.


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