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calling Servlet with out web.xml

sitaram irrinki
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Joined: Feb 16, 2005
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how to call a servlet with out using web.xml
Adeel Ansari
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We can do that with earlier version of Tomcat. Read about invoker servlet. But its a sin. Check out Javaranch FAQs.
[ April 16, 2005: Message edited by: Adeel Ansari ]
Ganesh Gowtham
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Joined: Mar 30, 2005
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hi ...

I dont think so w.o configuring the servlet name class and url pattern in WEB.XML ..

how come we call servlet ..

If there's any way let me know..
Thx and Regards
G R Ganesh Gowtham
Capricornsys inc, Hyderabad

Thanks, Ganesh Gowtham
Ben Souther

Joined: Dec 11, 2004
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As Adeel said, Tomcat used to ship with an invoker servlet that allowed you to enter the package and class name of the servlet.
It turned out to be a disaster (see link in Adee's post) and has been disabled in recent versions.

The commented out configuration lines can be found in TOMCAT_HOME/conf/web.xml.

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