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accessing jar files accross servlets

shobhit garg
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Joined: Mar 07, 2004
Posts: 42
Hi ,

I have two servlets accessing a common jar file.
now do we need to place these jar files in the
lib of each of the respective servlets or can we place it
in a common location .
Each of the servlet is a part of seperate apps.

Also I would like to know if the java servlet spec says something in this regard.

Rao Raghu
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Joined: Jan 05, 2007
Posts: 100
Its simple. Try keeping it in a common lib for both i.e common/lib folder of Tomcat. If it doesn't work, you can keep a copy in the WEB-INF/lib of each application.

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