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Problems with jsps in tomcat 5.0.25

Henry Dunn

Joined: Feb 16, 2004
Posts: 4
I have never had problems with tomcat in the past.
However, I get errors whenever I try to execute even the simplest jsp pages, pages with only html code in them. I recently put such a file in the webapps/ROOT directory and got the following results when I tried to access it:
org.apache.jasper.JasperException: Unable to compile class for JSP

An error occurred at line: -1 in the jsp file: null

Generated servlet error:
[javac] Compiling 1 source file
[javac] /usr/local/tomcat/work/Catalina/localhost/_/org/apache/jsp/test_jsp.java:56: handlePageException(java.lang.Exception) in javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext cannot be applied to (java.lang.Throwable)
[javac] if (_jspx_page_context != null) _jspx_page_context.handlePageException(t);
[javac] ^
[javac] 1 error

I don't know what I'm doing wrong, please help.

Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
Posts: 62291

Moving to the Tomcat forum.

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Dirk Schreckmann

Joined: Dec 10, 2001
Posts: 7023
Please continue in the duplicate thread...

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