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Error compiling JSP

Ravi Venkar Vaithianathan
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Joined: Sep 20, 2007
Posts: 6
I have this piece of code to retreive from database and display in Drop Down, Used code script from this site but when I compile getting
org.apache.jasper.JasperException: Unable to compile class for JSP:
Tomcat Apache 6.0 / JDK - 1.6 +/ Database: MySql
What is wrong with the code / Any help appreciated
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[ September 20, 2007: Message edited by: Ben Souther ]
Ben Souther
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Joined: Dec 11, 2004
Posts: 13410

That doesn't tell us very much.
Do you have the full stack trace in your log files?


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Ravi Venkar Vaithianathan
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Joined: Sep 20, 2007
Posts: 6
Hi, Will this help to resolve this, Or should I look some other logs details.Thanks in Advance.

type Exception report

message

description The server encountered an internal error () that prevented it from fulfilling this request.

exception

org.apache.jasper.JasperException: Unable to compile class for JSP:



Stacktrace:
org.apache.jasper.compiler.DefaultErrorHandler.javacError(DefaultErrorHandler.java:85)
org.apache.jasper.compiler.ErrorDispatcher.javacError(ErrorDispatcher.java:330)
org.apache.jasper.compiler.JDTCompiler.generateClass(JDTCompiler.java:415)
org.apache.jasper.compiler.Compiler.compile(Compiler.java:308)
org.apache.jasper.compiler.Compiler.compile(Compiler.java:286)
org.apache.jasper.compiler.Compiler.compile(Compiler.java:273)
org.apache.jasper.JspCompilationContext.compile(JspCompilationContext.java:566)
org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServletWrapper.service(JspServletWrapper.java:308)
org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServlet.serviceJspFile(JspServlet.java:320)
org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServlet.service(JspServlet.java:266)
javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:803)


note The full stack trace of the root cause is available in the Apache Tomcat/6.0.10 logs.


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Apache Tomcat/6.0.10
Ravi Venkar Vaithianathan
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Joined: Sep 20, 2007
Posts: 6
Hi , This is the log from Apache\logs folder.
Sep 20, 2007 4:37:00 PM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve invoke
SEVERE: Servlet.service() for servlet jsp threw exception
org.apache.jasper.JasperException: Unable to compile class for JSP:



Stacktrace:
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.DefaultErrorHandler.javacError(DefaultErrorHandler.java:85)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.ErrorDispatcher.javacError(ErrorDispatcher.java:330)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.JDTCompiler.generateClass(JDTCompiler.java:415)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Compiler.compile(Compiler.java:308)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Compiler.compile(Compiler.java:286)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Compiler.compile(Compiler.java:273)
at org.apache.jasper.JspCompilationContext.compile(JspCompilationContext.java:566)
at org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServletWrapper.service(JspServletWrapper.java:308)
at org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServlet.serviceJspFile(JspServlet.java:320)
at org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServlet.service(JspServlet.java:266)
at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:803)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:290)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve.invoke(StandardWrapperValve.java:228)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:175)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:128)
at org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportValve.java:104)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngineValve.invoke(StandardEngineValve.java:109)
at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:216)
at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Processor.process(Http11Processor.java:844)
at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol$Http11ConnectionHandler.process(Http11Protocol.java:634)
at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.JIoEndpoint$Worker.run(JIoEndpoint.java:445)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:619)
Ben Souther
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Joined: Dec 11, 2004
Posts: 13410

There is nothing else there?

You should be able to find a part of the stack trace called "Root Cause" that will point to a line number in either the JSP itself or in the generated servlet code.
Ravi Venkar Vaithianathan
Greenhorn

Joined: Sep 20, 2007
Posts: 6
Hi, No other information , I have cut & pasted the browser output as it is shown.
Joan Horta Tosas
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Joined: Feb 01, 2007
Posts: 59
If you have posted your exactly as it is, there's no declaration of the "options" variable.
Gaurav Arora
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Joined: Aug 13, 2007
Posts: 35
You have a try block open which you never close. You also have an extra "%>". Try this code :


Edit : Sorry about the formatting.
[ September 23, 2007: Message edited by: Gaurav Arora ]
Ravi Venkar Vaithianathan
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Joined: Sep 20, 2007
Posts: 6
Thanks Friends, Got it working but the Drop down is not showing the values but displays as + rs.getString()+ , any help on this.
Tarun Yadav
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Joined: Sep 20, 2007
Posts: 134
options.append("<option value=\"" + rs.getString(1) + "\"> + rs.getString(1) + </option>\n ");


This part is slightly messed up on the quotes; it should be:

 
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