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Upgrade from Servlet 2.3 to Servlet 2.4

Harsha Huddar
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Joined: Oct 03, 2003
Posts: 23
I have my web app running on Tomcat 4.0.3 which implements Servlet 2.3 & JSP 1.2 spec. I need to upgrade to Tomcat 5.0.18 which implements Servlet 2.4 & JSP 2.0 spec.
What could be the issues i would have to deal with? Is there any document listing the same?
Ko Ko Naing
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Joined: Jun 08, 2002
Posts: 3178
As far as I know, the web apps developed for Servlet 2.3 are still compatible with the Servlet 2.4 Container... One prominent warning will be at the servlets, which implement SingleThreadModel interface... I would suggest you to have a look at the portion that contains changes between two specs in the Servlet 2.4 Specification.... So that u will know which servlets in your web app are needed to modify...


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