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From Joerg Heinicke <>
Subject Re: JSP in C2.1.1
Date Sun, 21 Sep 2003 12:01:58 GMT
Christoph Strehl wrote:

> Where do I get the patch you wrote for the JSP stuff in C2.1 / C2.0 ? Or is
> it already implemented in the current Cocoon-distributions? If so I wonder
> why I cant get those samples to work with the latest distributions.

It's already in the 2.1 release 

Cocoon 2.0 hasn't been released since the commit.

> About <jsp:include /> and <jsp:forward /> : Unfortunately my understanding
> of Cocoon and Tomcat is far too little to give it an attempt to fix it but I
> wonder if the bunch of details given in the thread you mentioned (
> ) wouldn't be enough for
> someone with the knowledge to fix it within short time? I am just curious
> that Cocoon's implementation of such a sophisticated technology (JSP) is
> pretty weak and almost none cares about it.

The JSP stuff is more or less only for legacy support. I guess the most 
programmer either start a project already with Cocoon or make the change 
to Cocoon abruptly by replacing the JSP by XSP or some of the other 
provided technologies. JSP in combination with Cocoon seems indeed not 
to be very common.


> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Joerg Heinicke" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Saturday, September 20, 2003 9:35 PM
> Subject: Re: JSP in C2.1.1
>>Some time ago I fixed some minor bugs for the JSP stuff in Cocoon 2.1
>>and 2.0. I tested it with the samples delivered with Cocoon, with Jetty,
>>Tomcat and Resin. So at least these samples should work.
>><jsp:include/> and <jsp:forward/> don't work. They can't work with the
>>recent code as you might have read in this thread:
>> But if you have the
>>need and time and knowledge to fix it, I won't hesitate to commit your
> code.
>>Christoph Strehl wrote:
>>>After about 5 hours of building cocoon-distributions, testing and
>>>googling I am quite despaired about using JSP in cocoon. Cocoon runs
>>>fine but if it comes to JSPs not even the built-in examples work.
>>>org.apache.cocoon.ProcessingException: ServletException in
>>>is the exception I get with no further detail what could be wrong.
>>>I have read about this problem in mailing list archives and
>>>unfortunately there wasn't anyone who had a clear answer or solution for
>>>that problem although it has been asked more than once.
>>>Earlier this morning I had C2.0.4 working in Tomcat 4.0.12 but there I
>>>stumbled over a bug that was reported in some mailing lists:
>>><jsp:include ../> doesn't work properly in a Cocoon-pipeline and again -
>>>no suitable solution on the web, only some people who discovered the
>>>same thing.
>>>Is there anyone out there who had already successfully worked with JSPs
>>>in Cocoon2.1.1?

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