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Parsing error processing resource path /WEB-INF/struts-config.xml

Anjali Peshkar
Greenhorn

Joined: Dec 02, 2006
Posts: 1
Hi,

When i deploy my struts application in tomcat 5.0.28 it works fine. But the same application when deployed in tomcat 5.0.14 gives the following error.

ERROR [http8080-Processor1] action.ActionServlet (ActionServlet.java:768) - Parsing error processing resource path /WEB-INF/struts-config.xml
java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException
at org.apache.commons.digester.Digester.createSAXException(Digester.java:2792)
at org.apache.commons.digester.Digester.createSAXException(Digester.java:2818)
at org.apache.commons.digester.Digester.startElement(Digester.java:1289)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.AbstractSAXParser.startElement(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.AbstractXMLDocumentParser.emptyElement(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.dtd.XMLDTDValidator.emptyElement(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLNSDocumentScannerImpl.scanStartElement(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl$FragmentContentDispatcher.dispatch(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.scanDocument(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XML11Configuration.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XML11Configuration.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XMLParser.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.AbstractSAXParser.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.jaxp.SAXParserImpl$JAXPSAXParser.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.commons.digester.Digester.parse(Digester.java:1572)
at org.apache.struts.action.ActionServlet.parseModuleConfigFile(ActionServlet.java:738)
at org.apache.struts.action.ActionServlet.initModuleConfig(ActionServlet.java:687)
at org.apache.struts.action.ActionServlet.init(ActionServlet.java:333)
at javax.servlet.GenericServlet.init(GenericServlet.java:256)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapper.loadServlet(StandardWrapper.java:1044)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapper.load(StandardWrapper.java:887)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.loadOnStartup(StandardContext.java:3948)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.start(StandardContext.java:4271)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChildInternal(ContainerBase.java:866)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChild(ContainerBase.java:850)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.addChild(StandardHost.java:633)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostDeployer.addChild(StandardHostDeployer.java:832)
at sun.reflect.GeneratedMethodAccessor65.invoke(Unknown Source)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:324)
at org.apache.commons.beanutils.MethodUtils.invokeMethod(MethodUtils.java:216)
at org.apache.commons.digester.SetNextRule.end(SetNextRule.java:208)
at org.apache.commons.digester.Rule.end(Rule.java:228)
at org.apache.commons.digester.Digester.endElement(Digester.java:1067)
at org.apache.catalina.util.CatalinaDigester.endElement(CatalinaDigester.java:123)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.AbstractSAXParser.endElement(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.scanEndElement(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl$FragmentContentDispatcher.dispatch(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.scanDocument(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XML11Configuration.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XML11Configuration.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XMLParser.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.AbstractSAXParser.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.jaxp.SAXParserImpl$JAXPSAXParser.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.commons.digester.Digester.parse(Digester.java:1591)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostDeployer.install(StandardHostDeployer.java:512)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.install(StandardHost.java:890)
at org.apache.catalina.manager.ManagerServlet.deploy(ManagerServlet.java:856)
at org.apache.catalina.manager.ManagerServlet.deploy(ManagerServlet.java:699)
at org.apache.catalina.manager.ManagerServlet.doPut(ManagerServlet.java:447)
at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:766)
at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:856)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:284)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:204)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve.invoke(StandardWrapperValve.java:256)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardValveContext.invokeNext(StandardValveContext.java:151)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardPipeline.invoke(StandardPipeline.java:564)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invokeInternal(StandardContextValve.java:245)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:199)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardValveContext.invokeNext(StandardValveContext.java:151)
at org.apache.catalina.authenticator.AuthenticatorBase.invoke(AuthenticatorBase.java:594)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardValveContext.invokeNext(StandardValveContext.java:149)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardPipeline.invoke(StandardPipeline.java:564)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:195)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardValveContext.invokeNext(StandardValveContext.java:151)
at org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportValve.java:164)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardValveContext.invokeNext(StandardValveContext.java:149)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardPipeline.invoke(StandardPipeline.java:564)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngineValve.invoke(StandardEngineValve.java:156)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardValveContext.invokeNext(StandardValveContext.java:151)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardPipeline.invoke(StandardPipeline.java:564)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.invoke(ContainerBase.java:972)
at org.apache.coyote.tomcat5.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:211)
at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Processor.process(Http11Processor.java:805)
at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol$Http11ConnectionHandler.processConnection(Http11Protocol.java:696)
at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.TcpWorkerThread.runIt(PoolTcpEndpoint.java:605)
at org.apache.tomcat.util.threads.ThreadPool$ControlRunnable.run(ThreadPool.java:677)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:534)

My struts-config.xml looks like

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>

<!DOCTYPE struts-config PUBLIC
"-//Apache Software Foundation//DTD Struts Configuration 1.2//EN"
"http://jakarta.apache.org/struts/dtds/struts-config_1_2.dtd">


<struts-config>
<form-beans>
<form-bean name="searchForm"
type="Forms.SearchActionForm"/>
</form-beans>

<global-exceptions>
</global-exceptions>

<global-forwards>
</global-forwards>

<action-mappings>
<action path="/Fleas"
type="Controllers.FleasAction">
<forward name="search" path="/search.jsp"/>
<forward name="failure" path="/failure.jsp"/>
</action>
</action-mappings>
</struts-config>

this is my web.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<web-app version="2.4" xmlns="http://java.sun.com/xml/ns/j2ee" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xsi:schemaLocation="http://java.sun.com/xml/ns/j2ee

http://java.sun.com/xml/ns/j2ee/web-app_2_4.xsd">
<servlet>
<servlet-name>action</servlet-name>
<servlet-class>org.apache.struts.action.ActionServlet</servlet-class>
<init-param>
<param-name>config</param-name>
<param-value>/WEB-INF/struts-config.xml</param-value>
</init-param>
<init-param>
<param-name>debug</param-name>
<param-value>2</param-value>
</init-param>
<init-param>
<param-name>detail</param-name>
<param-value>2</param-value>
</init-param>
<load-on-startup>2</load-on-startup>
</servlet>
<servlet-mapping>
<servlet-name>action</servlet-name>
<url-pattern>*.do</url-pattern>
</servlet-mapping>
<session-config>
<session-timeout>
30
</session-timeout>
</session-config>
<welcome-file-list>
<welcome-file>
search.jsp
</welcome-file>
</welcome-file-list>
</web-app>


I would truly appreciate if anyone would help me resolve this problem.

Thanks in advance
Anjali
RoshaniG Gopal
Ranch Hand

Joined: May 15, 2006
Posts: 180
Hi Anjali,
Not pretty sure, But i feel there is a version problem of the JDKs. Check the version of xerces.jar.


Regards,<br />Roshani
vive shar
Greenhorn

Joined: Sep 27, 2007
Posts: 17
Hello Anjali,

The only thing i can guess, please make sure the very first line in config or web.xml should not be blank. The contents should start with the very first line.

Thanks,
Vivek
Sybyll Jones
Greenhorn

Joined: Dec 20, 2007
Posts: 14
Hello, i had the same problem, too and the cause for me were different Java (JRE) versions on the two machines (the developer-machine had 1.6 and the target-machine only 1.5)
Maybe it helps someone...
Good luck
Sybyll
Kalpesh Soni
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jan 02, 2001
Posts: 312
I have seen this error today

reason? I was using websphere and changing class loader strategy to parent last

this means my jars will be loaded first from war and then from lib/ext or whatever websphere gives

I was trying to control commons logging to use log4j



morale of the story?

you need all the jars that your app needs

struts uses - commons digester, lang, bean utils, logging and xerces

dump all and everything in your web-inf /lib

and you are good to go!

Hope this helps


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