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struts-config.mxl problem!

Kevin Devenney

Joined: Jul 31, 2002
Posts: 5
I have just started using struts and have come across a problem with my struts-config file. The probelm is when i have an '&' symbol in my forward path i get an javax.servlet.jsp.Jspexception:can't get the definitions factory from context. e.g.
<action path="/loadRoles"
<forward name="success"
Without the '&' symbol every thing works fine but i this doesn't help as i need to pass across some parameters. Does anyone have any ideas?
Help would be much appreciated!
Mon Mayor
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Joined: Mar 07, 2002
Posts: 40
try &
Tim Holloway
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Joined: Jun 25, 2001
Posts: 17280

Originally posted by Mon Mayor:
try &

Did you mean "&amp;"?. The struts-config.xml file isn't the only resource where you have to escape the "infamous 5" (& < > " ' ) !
[ August 01, 2002: Message edited by: Tim Holloway ]
And I see the JavaRanch graemlins like to add their $.02 worth just trying to say that!
[ August 01, 2002: Message edited by: Tim Holloway ]

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