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Getting error when loading servlet

Paul Mackellar
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I have downloaded tomcat 6 and am running through a book which tells me to create a new project "ch1" with the classes and web-inf folders. I am trying to visit the servlet using localhost/ch1/Serv1 but keep getting the following error



My web.xml


can anyone help me to get this working?

Thanks
Bear Bibeault
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Place your servlet in a package other than the default.

As this is not Tomcat-specific, moved to the Servlets forum.


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Paul Mackellar
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I don't quite see what you mean.

My directory structure is tomcat>webapps> "ch1"which contains> classes and web-inf.

What should i do?
Bear Bibeault
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You're doing quite a few things wrong.

Firstly, it's WEB-INF, not web-inf. Case counts.

Secondly, the classes folder belongs in WEB-INF.

Thirdly, all classes in a web application must be in a package other than the default. If you are not familiar with Java packages, that's your first step.
 
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