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RequestDispatcher? wat shld be the classpath?

Ravi Sathish
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Joined: Feb 26, 2002
Posts: 131
hi guys!
I am using jdk1.3.1; jsdk2.0; tomcat 3.2.2;
what should be the classpath to make RequestDispatcher work...
If somebody throws some light on how request dispatcher works it will be even better
I am trying to send some info frm a servlet to a jsp.. The code goes like this...
RequestDispatcher dispatcher = getServletContext().getRequestDispatcher("/Login.jsp");
dispatcher.include(req, res);
compiler is giving error as getRequestDispatcher not found;
please help me
Steve Granton
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Joined: Jan 13, 2002
Posts: 200
The class is in the j2ee.jar, which will probably be included into the classpath of the container - though you will need to add it to your classpath for compilation.
In order to automate the build process you could use Ant from the Apache Jakarta Project (
As for how to use the RequestDispatcher - take a look at the API docs at or do a search on this forum - I'm sure there has been plenty said about it.
timothy zimmerman
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Joined: Jun 26, 2001
Posts: 149
javax.servlet.RequestDispatcher is in the servlet.jar that you should have gotten with tomcat look in the TOMCAT_HOME lib directory.
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