tomcat-users mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Olaf Kock <>
Subject Re: What is `tomcat7/common/` for?
Date Wed, 13 Mar 2019 13:37:52 GMT

On 13.03.19 14:22, Joel Griffith wrote:
> > I think it was accomplishing something; tomcat7/common/lib/ contained a
> > bunch of .jar files that looked like standard Tomcat installation files
> > (tomcat7-websocket.jar, tomcat-catalina-7.0.68.jar, etc.).  If I switch
> > directories in the deployment script to tomcat8/lib/, which is
> empty, javac
> > complains that it can't find the files to compile.  It looks like
> I'm going
> > to need to go through /usr/share/java/ and find tomcat8 versions of
> all of
> > the .jar files in tomcat7/common/lib/ and symlink those to tomcat8/lib/,
> > unless someone knows a better way.

If your tomcat/lib folder is empty, I suggest to download the
distribution again. It has quite a few files in there. If yours doesn't,
you can either start over, or figure out where they are instead (e.g. if
you're using your Linux distribution's packaged tomcat)


To unsubscribe, e-mail:
For additional commands, e-mail:

View raw message