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Question from Marcus Green

Amirr Rafique
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Joined: Nov 14, 2005
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Why this code will give run time error

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Priya Viswam
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Joined: Dec 28, 2006
Posts: 81
The pathname must begin with a "/".

so change
RequestDispatcher dis = sc.getRequestDispatcher("menu.jsp");

this to
RequestDispatcher dis = sc.getRequestDispatcher("/menu.jsp");

and it will work.

SCJP 1.5<br />SCWCD 1.4
warren li
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Joined: May 23, 2006
Posts: 128
ServletContext getRequestDispatcher's parameter must start with a /

SCBCD 1.3: 94%<br />SCWCD 1.4: 91%<br />SCJP 5: 95%
Don't get me started about those stupid light bulbs.
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