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From AbelMacAdam <>
Subject Re: Taglib not seen, no text fields?
Date Thu, 20 Dec 2007 13:53:57 GMT

AbelMacAdam wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm learning to work with Struts. (FWIW, I use Eclipse Europa, and
> Apache/Tomcat). Now I have my first example with a tld-file. First of all,
> I noticed the following error in Eclipse on a jsp:
> Cannot find the tag library descriptor for /tags/struts-html 
> The first line of the jsp with the error is:
> <%@ taglib uri="/tags/struts-html" prefix="html" %> 
> My WEB-INF/web.xml contains the following lines:
> <taglib>
>   <taglib-uri>/tags/struts-html</taglib-uri>
>   <taglib-location>/WEB-INF/struts_html.tld</taglib-location>
> </taglib>
> And the same WEB-INF directory also contains the struts_html.tld file.
> So far the background. If I run this example in Tomcat I get a page
> without textfields and a submit button. So this example clearly does not
> work. Do you know what I need to do to get this example working? Am I
> right in assuming I get not textfields/buttons because the tag library
> descriptor is not found?
> TIA,
> Abel

What version of Struts 1 are you using?

> None. I actually use 2.0.11.

Easy way to check: unpack the jar and see if the META-INF directory
contains the tld. It could very well be an incorrectly built jar. 

> Struts.jar contains struts-html.tld

And strangely enough, the next example did not show the error, and was
displayed correctly. I even added Struts to the first example. But it still
does not work. If no one else has an explanation I write it off to earth

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