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From Mark Thomas <>
Subject Re: Tomcat class loading with index.list - invalid jar index exception
Date Thu, 05 Sep 2013 21:55:12 GMT
On 05/09/2013 22:00, Sabari Gandhi wrote:
> All:
> I am facing an invalid jar index exception in both tomcat 5.5.x and
> 7.0.39 . After some investigation , we figured out this is because of
> class loading in tomcat which uses  index.list file in jar files. I
> have two jars with same package names but classes in those package
> are different. Since the package name are defined or mentioned in the
> index.list file of every jar for some reason tomcat is showing me an
> invalid jar index exception even if try to load  a simple index.jsp.
> Any suggestions to overcome this is greatly appreciated. Thanks !!

Your jar indexes are broken. They need to be re-generated for all the
JAR files in in one go so that the package mappings are correct.

The error you are seeing is from the JRE code, not from Tomcat.


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