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From David kerber <>
Subject Re: Getting a servlet to work within static pages
Date Fri, 02 Jul 2010 14:04:32 GMT
On 7/2/2010 9:23 AM, Pid wrote:
> On 02/07/2010 14:01, David kerber wrote:
>> My system:
>> Debian Lenny (5.x) on a low end machine in my basement (so I can do
>> whatever I want/need to it)
>> TC 6.0.24, installed in /home/davek/apache-tomcat-6.0.24
>> java version "1.5.0_17"
>> Java(TM) 2 Runtime Environment, Standard Edition (build 1.5.0_17-b04)
>> Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 1.5.0_17-b04, mixed mode, sharing)
>> Web content and apps are installed in
>> /home/content/webapps/ROOT
>> and
>> /home/content/webapps/ginp
>> ROOT contains all the static content for my personal website, with
>> various html files and sub-folders, and a couple of .jsp files from this
>> issue I'm asking about.
>> ginp is the open-source photo album project I'm using to manage and
>> display post some of my pictures.
>> I'm trying to figure out how to use some of the functions from ginp
>> (specifically one of several defined as tagsets) in my static pages to
>> display a list of available photo albums.  And I want to do this
>> transparently, so the list appears to be just part of a static page,
>> without me having to have /ginp/ show on the url because it was
>> redirected or forwarded to the servlet.
>> I've tried renaming the .html page to .jsp and putting the code to call
>> the tag in the desired spot (code below), but I'm getting the exception
>> below.  I think the biggest issue is my unfamiliarity with using
>> tablibs, but am wondering if there is also some tomcat setup issues I'm
>> missing here.
>> Any help appreciated!!
>> Dave
>> The complete .jsp is:
>> <HTML>
>> <HEAD>
>>    <TITLE>Photography</TITLE>
>> </HEAD>
>> <BODY background=sand.gif>
>> <H2 align=center>Photography</H2>
>> <P>
>> Some of my favorite pictures for you to peruse and comment on:
>> <br>
>> <h3>Picture collections</h3>
>> <%@ taglib uri="/ginp" prefix="ginp" %>
> Silly question, have you got the jars for that taglib in:
> p

Not silly at all.  I was thinking they'd pick up what they need from the 
ginp webapp, but I've never done this kind of cross-context calling 
before.  I'll try that.


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