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java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: org/springframework/context/ApplicationContextException

 
Raaja Gotluru
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Hi,

I am getting the following exception when using struts with spring. I am attaching the console message.

11 Mar, 2013 10:16:41 AM org.apache.struts.action.ActionServlet initChain
INFO: Loading chain catalog from jar:file:/D:/Indigo%20WS/.metadata/.plugins/org.eclipse.wst.server.core/tmp0/wtpwebapps/struts-spring-hibernate/WEB-INF/lib/struts-core-1.3.10.jar!/org/apache/struts/chain/chain-config.xml

11 Mar, 2013 10:16:41 AM org.apache.struts.action.ActionServlet init
SEVERE: Unable to initialize Struts ActionServlet due to an unexpected exception or error thrown, so marking the servlet as unavailable. Most likely, this is due to an incorrect or missing library dependency.

java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: org/springframework/context/ApplicationContextException

11 Mar, 2013 3:34:26 PM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine start
INFO: Starting Servlet Engine: Apache Tomcat/6.0.14
11 Mar, 2013 3:34:26 PM org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader validateJarFile
INFO: validateJarFile(D:\Indigo WS\.metadata\.plugins\org.eclipse.wst.server.core\tmp0\wtpwebapps\StrutsSpringSample\WEB-INF\lib\javaee-api-6.0.jar) - jar not loaded. See Servlet Spec 2.3, section 9.7.2. Offending class: javax/servlet/Servlet.class
11 Mar, 2013 3:34:26 PM org.apache.struts.action.ActionServlet initChain
INFO: Loading chain catalog from jar:file:/D:/Indigo%20WS/.metadata/.plugins/org.eclipse.wst.server.core/tmp0/wtpwebapps/StrutsSpringSample/WEB-INF/lib/struts-core-1.3.10.jar!/org/apache/struts/chain/chain-config.xml
11 Mar, 2013 3:34:27 PM org.apache.struts.action.ActionServlet init
SEVERE: Unable to initialize Struts ActionServlet due to an unexpected exception or error thrown, so marking the servlet as unavailable. Most likely, this is due to an incorrect or missing library dependency.
java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: org/springframework/context/ApplicationContextException
at java.lang.Class.getDeclaredConstructors0(Native Method)
at java.lang.Class.privateGetDeclaredConstructors(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.Class.getConstructor0(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.Class.newInstance0(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.Class.newInstance(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.struts.util.RequestUtils.applicationInstance(RequestUtils.java:172)
at org.apache.struts.util.RequestUtils.applicationInstance(RequestUtils.java:147)
at org.apache.struts.action.ActionServlet.initModulePlugIns(ActionServlet.java:842)
at org.apache.struts.action.ActionServlet.init(ActionServlet.java:359)
at javax.servlet.GenericServlet.init(GenericServlet.java:212)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapper.loadServlet(StandardWrapper.java:1161)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapper.load(StandardWrapper.java:981)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.loadOnStartup(StandardContext.java:4045)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.start(StandardContext.java:4351)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1045)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.start(StandardHost.java:719)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1045)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine.start(StandardEngine.java:443)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardService.start(StandardService.java:516)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardServer.start(StandardServer.java:710)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.start(Catalina.java:566)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.start(Bootstrap.java:288)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:413)
Caused by: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: org.springframework.context.ApplicationContextException
at org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader.loadClass(WebappClassLoader.java:1358)
at org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader.loadClass(WebappClassLoader.java:1204)
... 27 more
11 Mar, 2013 3:34:27 PM org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationContext log
INFO: Marking servlet action as unavailable
11 Mar, 2013 3:34:27 PM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext loadOnStartup
SEVERE: Servlet /StrutsSpringSample threw load() exception
javax.servlet.UnavailableException: org/springframework/context/ApplicationContextException
at org.apache.struts.action.ActionServlet.init(ActionServlet.java:402)
at javax.servlet.GenericServlet.init(GenericServlet.java:212)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapper.loadServlet(StandardWrapper.java:1161)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapper.load(StandardWrapper.java:981)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.loadOnStartup(StandardContext.java:4045)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.start(StandardContext.java:4351)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1045)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.start(StandardHost.java:719)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1045)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine.start(StandardEngine.java:443)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardService.start(StandardService.java:516)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardServer.start(StandardServer.java:710)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.start(Catalina.java:566)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.start(Bootstrap.java:288)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:413)

can anyone help me in solving this.

Thanks
 
Bill Gorder
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Do you have the spring-context jar on the classpath? Are all of your spring jars the same version?
 
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