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Size of JSP file

pankaj semwal
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what is maximum size of jsp file that we can use in our application ?
[ November 27, 2008: Message edited by: Bear Bibeault ]
Ben Souther

Joined: Dec 11, 2004
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It would depend on the JSP compiler and the JSP.

We've had people report that one container fails due to too many lines of code ending up in a single try/catch block in the generated servlet while other containers run the same JSP without a problem.

Personally, I would be more concerned with the amount of code that can be easily maintained in a single JSP. This number, for me, would be much lower than the upper limit for any container out there.
[ November 10, 2008: Message edited by: Ben Souther ]

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pankaj semwal
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Actually this was the interview question.And they said this is not answer.

Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
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I don't think the question is well-posed as it is. I can think of several definitions of "maximum JSP file size"; without knowing which one is meant various answers are possible.

There was some discussion on this recently:
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