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I see. So this "project" is in some kind of IDE then? In that case this is a question about that IDE... whatever it is. Is there a reason you aren't telling us that? At any rate let me move this post to the IDEs forum.
By the way I have found that artifacts under the "src" folder get compiled into artifacts under the WEB-INF/classes folder in my IDE environment. Yours might work the same way.