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cross context jsp include

Tania Smuts

Joined: Jul 21, 2004
Posts: 7
I have servlet "A" forwarding to "a.jsp" under project a. In "a.jsp" I have the
following JSTL line :

<c:import url="/includes/doingheader.htm" context="/extemplates/"/>

but when this runs it produces the following exception :

javax.servlet.ServletException: Unable to get RequestDispatcher for
Context: "/extemplates/" and URL: "/includes/doingheader.htm". Verify
values and/or enable cross context access.

"extemplates" is a web project B defined in MyEclipse 3.81 with a folder

How do I allow "a.jsp" to cross reference another project (B).

Eclipse 3.01
Tomcat 5.0.25
JSTL 1.0
JDK 1.4.2

Can someone steer me in the right direction please.
Bear Bibeault
Author and ninkuma

Joined: Jan 10, 2002
Posts: 62123

Set the crossContext attribute to "true" for the Context entry in server.xml

Aside: why are you using JSTL 1.0 with Tomcat 5? You should be using JSTL 1.1.

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