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Servlet error or class path?

 
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Hi All,
I am trying to run a servlet which accesses a DB but am getting the following error. Is this a class path error??? I am not sure.

exception

javax.servlet.ServletException: Error allocating a servlet instance
org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportValve.java:118)
org.apache.coyote.tomcat5.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:160)
org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Processor.process(Http11Processor.java:799)
org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol$Http11ConnectionHandler.processConnection(Http11Protocol.java:705)
org.apache.tomcat.util.net.TcpWorkerThread.runIt(PoolTcpEndpoint.java:577)
org.apache.tomcat.util.threads.ThreadPool$ControlRunnable.run(ThreadPool.java:683)
java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:567)


root cause

java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: com/sitepoint/ToDoServlet (Unsupported major.minor version 49.0)
java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass0(Native Method)
java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass(ClassLoader.java:800)
java.security.SecureClassLoader.defineClass(SecureClassLoader.java:147)
org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader.findClassInternal(WebappClassLoader.java:1634)
org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader.findClass(WebappClassLoader.java:860)
org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader.loadClass(WebappClassLoader.java:1307)
org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader.loadClass(WebappClassLoader.java:1189)
org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportValve.java:118)
org.apache.coyote.tomcat5.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:160)
org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Processor.process(Http11Processor.java:799)
org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol$Http11ConnectionHandler.processConnection(Http11Protocol.java:705)
org.apache.tomcat.util.net.TcpWorkerThread.runIt(PoolTcpEndpoint.java:577)
org.apache.tomcat.util.threads.ThreadPool$ControlRunnable.run(ThreadPool.java:683)
java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:567)

Thanks & Regards,
Abhi.
[ August 09, 2006: Message edited by: Bear Bibeault ]
 
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Sounds like you are trying to use a class compiled with Java 1.5 and the servlet container is running Java 1.4.
Bill
 
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Thanks a lot William,
I thought it was that and it worked....
[ August 09, 2006: Message edited by: Abhishek Dharwadkar ]
 
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