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From Thad Humphries <thad.humphr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Java update from Apple broke Tomcat
Date Mon, 01 Nov 2010 19:50:35 GMT
There's a Mac mini in our QA shop that is running this version of Java with
Tomcat 6.0.26 and testing my app without a problem.

On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 1:55 PM, Rob Tanner <rtanner@linfield.edu> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> While I run production on Linux servers, I do my development on my iMac.
> Last week, I ran the most recent Apple Java upgrade , and now Tomcat (which
> is a critical part of my development environment) won't start up.  I get
> the
> error:
>
> Nov 1, 2010 8:58:54 AM org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap
> initClassLoaders
> SEVERE: Class loader creation threw exception
> java.lang.NoSuchFieldError: IS_DIR
>     at
> org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.createClassLoader(Bootstrap.java:167)
>     at
> org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.initClassLoaders(Bootstrap.java:92)
>     at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.init(Bootstrap.java:207)
>     at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:391)
>
> Other details:
>
> java version "1.6.0_22"
> Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_22-b04-307-10M3261)
> Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 17.1-b03-307, mixed mode)
>
> Tomcat version:  6.0.18 and 6.0.29 ‹ both fail to start, throwing the same
> exception
>
> From the error, it appears that things are missing from the update (or at
> least one field is).  Has anyone else seen this?  Is there a known
> work-around?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Rob Tanner
> Linfield College
>



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