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different behavior occurs, why?

hisham ragheb
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i created a web application to download a jar file...but when i run the application it tries to open the servlet itself

here is the code

The Servlet:



this is the form.html(reside in the application context root):





This is the web.xml file:




i place the servlet-api.jar in the application context root as supposed...but whe i click the download button a dialog from the browser appears to either save dodo.do file or to choose a file to open it....how is that....why???


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hisham ragheb wrote:i place the servlet-api.jar in the application context root as supposed

Incorrect. You must not copy the servlet-api.jar anywhere! Just leave it in the Tomcat folder where it belongs!

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but whe i click the download button a dialog from the browser appears to either save dodo.do file or to choose a file to open it....how is that....why??


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hisham ragheb
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Bear Bibeault wrote:
hisham ragheb wrote:i place the servlet-api.jar in the application context root as supposed

Incorrect. You must not copy the servlet-api.jar anywhere! Just leave it in the Tomcat folder where it belongs!



you didnt understand....i just took a copy from the tomcathome/lib just to test my web application

of course i didnt took the one that tomcat use :wink

i just took a copy of any jar file to test its downloading
 
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