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TomCat 5 jar Files

Pally Gharmount
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Joined: Aug 25, 2004
Posts: 34
Does any one know exactly where to place and how to configure JAR files that are to be used by JSP/Servlet web applications.

I have tried these locations and nothing happens. do i need to update any XML files or classpaths.



Web App lives in..

I can place in but I want a shared area, not specefic to an application.

Thanks in advance
Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
Posts: 63331

This should really be moved to the Tomcat forum.

Either $CATALINA_HOME/shared/lib or $CATALINA_HOME/common/lib should work (the difference between the two is subtle and not relevant to your specific question). I put such jars in /shared/lib.


why are you putting java files in WEB-INF?

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Mark Spritzler

Joined: Feb 05, 2001
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Like Bear says, this forum is form Servlets questions. Your question is specific to Tomcat, and we happen to have a Tomcat forum here, so I am going to move this thread to that forum.



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