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Servlet reloading

Eric Abadie

Joined: Dec 08, 2001
Posts: 13
I have a Servlet located in jakart-tomcat/webapps/ROOT/WEB-INF/classes. Every time I make a change to my servlet and recompile I am obligated to shutdown the server so it can recognise the change...very irritating.
I even verified the server.xml file located in jakart-tomcat/conf and found :
<Context path="" docBase="webapps/ROOT" debug="0" reloadable="true" >
... so why isn't it working?
I am using Tomcat 3.1 with Windows XP Professional and JDK 1.3
I originaly posted this question in the Tomcat thread but nobody is responding...I thought this thread might give better results
William Brogden
Author and all-around good cowpoke

Joined: Mar 22, 2000
Posts: 12913
If your servlet does not have an entry in the web.xml file for ROOT, it won't be reloaded. Could this be the problem?
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: Servlet reloading