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Struts forward question

Geoffrey Falk
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In Struts, I can forward from an Action to a JSP. But how do I get an Action to forward control to another Action? I am trying to chain several actions together before finally invoking a JSP.
My code looks like this:
invoker.jsp:

Action1.java:

struts-config.xml:

Am I doing this right? When I invoke action1 from invoker.jsp, I get an Error 500 which says, "Cannot get request dispatcher for path null". The Tomcat log file says, "2002-10-18 16:51:34 StandardContext[/portal]: Mapped to servlet 'action' with servlet path '/action2.do' and path info 'null' and update=true"
What does path info 'null' mean?
Thanks for your help.
Geoffrey
[ October 18, 2002: Message edited by: Geoffrey Falk ]

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Mike Curwen
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moved from Servlets -> Frameworks ( aka: the Struts forum)
Adam Hardy
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Hi Geoff,
presumably your Action2.java looks like this:


What version of struts have you got?
Also you don't need to specify the input attribute for the mapping unless attribute validation=true
You have specified the form-beans in struts-config as well?
Adam


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