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SEVERE: Servlet.service() for servlet jsp threw exception org.apache.jasper.JasperException

Pinto Shah
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Joined: Nov 21, 2013
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What could be the possible reason for the below error? I am using Spring 3.0 and TOmcat Apache 6.0. I dont get below error when i completely remove the contents of grid.jsp.

SEVERE: Servlet.service() for servlet jsp threw exception
org.apache.jasper.JasperException: /jsp/grid.jsp(438,5) The function contains must be used with a prefix when a default namespace is not specified
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.DefaultErrorHandler.jspError(DefaultErrorHandler.java:40)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.ErrorDispatcher.dispatch(ErrorDispatcher.java:407)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.ErrorDispatcher.jspError(ErrorDispatcher.java:148)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Validator$ValidateVisitor$1FVVisitor.visit(Validator.java:1506)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.ELNode$Function.accept(ELNode.java:129)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.ELNode$Nodes.visit(ELNode.java:200)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.ELNode$Visitor.visit(ELNode.java:242)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.ELNode$Root.accept(ELNode.java:56)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.ELNode$Nodes.visit(ELNode.java:200)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Validator$ValidateVisitor.validateFunctions(Validator.java:1531)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Validator$ValidateVisitor.checkXmlAttributes(Validator.java:1176)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Validator$ValidateVisitor.visit(Validator.java:846)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Node$CustomTag.accept(Node.java:1530)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Node$Nodes.visit(Node.java:2361)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Node$Visitor.visitBody(Node.java:2411)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Validator$ValidateVisitor.visit(Validator.java:865)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Node$CustomTag.accept(Node.java:1530)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Node$Nodes.visit(Node.java:2361)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Node$Visitor.visitBody(Node.java:2411)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Validator$ValidateVisitor.visit(Validator.java:865)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Node$CustomTag.accept(Node.java:1530)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Node$Nodes.visit(Node.java:2361)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Node$Visitor.visitBody(Node.java:2411)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Validator$ValidateVisitor.visit(Validator.java:865)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Node$CustomTag.accept(Node.java:1530)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Node$Nodes.visit(Node.java:2361)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Node$Visitor.visitBody(Node.java:2411)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Node$Visitor.visit(Node.java:2417)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Node$Root.accept(Node.java:495)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Node$Nodes.visit(Node.java:2361)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Validator.validateExDirectives(Validator.java:1763)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Compiler.generateJava(Compiler.java:198)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Compiler.compile(Compiler.java:354)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Compiler.compile(Compiler.java:334)
at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Compiler.compile(Compiler.java:321)
at org.apache.jasper.JspCompilationContext.compile(JspCompilationContext.java:592)
at org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServletWrapper.service(JspServletWrapper.java:328)
at org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServlet.serviceJspFile(JspServlet.java:313)
at org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServlet.service(JspServlet.java:260)
at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:723)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:290)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationDispatcher.invoke(ApplicationDispatcher.java:646)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationDispatcher.doInclude(ApplicationDispatcher.java:551)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationDispatcher.include(ApplicationDispatcher.java:488)
at org.apache.jasper.runtime.JspRuntimeLibrary.include(JspRuntimeLibrary.java:968)
at org.apache.jsp.jsp.home_jsp._jspService(home_jsp.java:192)
at org.apache.jasper.runtime.HttpJspBase.service(HttpJspBase.java:70)
at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:723)
at org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServletWrapper.service(JspServletWrapper.java:388)
at org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServlet.serviceJspFile(JspServlet.java:313)
at org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServlet.service(JspServlet.java:260)
at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:723)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:290)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationDispatcher.invoke(ApplicationDispatcher.java:646)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationDispatcher.processRequest(ApplicationDispatcher.java:436)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationDispatcher.doForward(ApplicationDispatcher.java:374)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationDispatcher.forward(ApplicationDispatcher.java:302)
at org.springframework.web.servlet.view.InternalResourceView.renderMergedOutputModel(InternalResourceView.java:238)
at org.springframework.web.servlet.view.AbstractView.render(AbstractView.java:264)
at org.springframework.web.servlet.DispatcherServlet.render(DispatcherServlet.java:1208)
at org.springframework.web.servlet.DispatcherServlet.processDispatchResult(DispatcherServlet.java:992)
at org.springframework.web.servlet.DispatcherServlet.doDispatch(DispatcherServlet.java:939)
at org.springframework.web.servlet.DispatcherServlet.doService(DispatcherServlet.java:856)
at org.springframework.web.servlet.FrameworkServlet.processRequest(FrameworkServlet.java:917)
at org.springframework.web.servlet.FrameworkServlet.doPost(FrameworkServlet.java:824)
at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:643)
at org.springframework.web.servlet.FrameworkServlet.service(FrameworkServlet.java:798)
at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:723)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:290)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationDispatcher.invoke(ApplicationDispatcher.java:646)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationDispatcher.processRequest(ApplicationDispatcher.java:436)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationDispatcher.doForward(ApplicationDispatcher.java:374)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationDispatcher.forward(ApplicationDispatcher.java:302)
at org.apache.jasper.runtime.PageContextImpl.doForward(PageContextImpl.java:709)
at org.apache.jasper.runtime.PageContextImpl.forward(PageContextImpl.java:680)
at org.apache.jsp.testLogin_jsp._jspService(testLogin_jsp.java:56)
at org.apache.jasper.runtime.HttpJspBase.service(HttpJspBase.java:70)
at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:723)
at org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServletWrapper.service(JspServletWrapper.java:388)
at org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServlet.serviceJspFile(JspServlet.java:313)
at org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServlet.service(JspServlet.java:260)
at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:723)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:290)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve.invoke(StandardWrapperValve.java:233)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:191)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:127)
at org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportValve.java:103)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngineValve.invoke(StandardEngineValve.java:109)
at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:293)
at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Processor.process(Http11Processor.java:861)
at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol$Http11ConnectionHandler.process(Http11Protocol.java:606)
at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.JIoEndpoint$Worker.run(JIoEndpoint.java:489)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)
Bear Bibeault
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You most likely forgot the tag prefix when using the contains() function.

In the future, please show the code snippet relevant to the error.


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