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Pratibha Malhotra
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I am using a servlet with name HelloWorldServlet by using
where servlet is a virtual directory which don't exist.
what changes do i have to make to access this servlet without using /servlet
ie by using

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Malhar Barai
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Make the following changes in the web.xml file that exists in WEB-INF folder:

[ March 31, 2004: Message edited by: Malhar Barai ]

Malhar Barai
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I think there is a small mistake in the above example. Shouldn't it be:

The chapter01 is defined by the web application
William Brogden
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In order to avoid various problems, all Java classes used in servlets or JSP should be put in a package. Remember that the location under WEB-INF\classes must reflect the package naming.
I agree. Here's the link:
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