Hi all, I am using Tomcat 4.0. I wrote a simple tag, without a package statement and placed the MyTag.class file in WEB-INF/classes. The Jsp page using the tag doesn't compile...Compile Exception No class found... MyTag. When I change the tag to include a package statement it works without a hitch. This has happened before with other servlet containers. I was wondering if anybody knew the reason for this behaviour of servlet containers. Thanks in advance. das
You'd have to show us the taglibrary descriptor. That's what makes a tag accessible. Otherwise there's a potential security problem if I could take any class in the classpath and pretend it was a tag library. Though considering the infrastructure required it's a pretty minor one.
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This is the tld for the tag. I placed HelloTag.class under WEB-INF/classes in my webapp. <tag> <name>hello</name> <tagclass>HelloTag</tagclass> <info> Print hello and name </info> <attribute> <name>first</name> <required>true</required> </attribute> <attribute> <name>second</name> </attribute> </tag> I want to know what the jsp engine does when it encounters a class without a package structure. Thanks
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