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From Serge Knystautas <>
Subject Re: JSTL with Resin 2.1.11 and JDK1.4.2
Date Thu, 15 Jan 2004 22:07:35 GMT
Yes it is part of the servlet spec, and it's a violation of the Java 
language spec.  Resin has the classloader hack set to true by default, 
so you get the same behavior as you would expect in Tomcat or other 
servlet containers.

Serge Knystautas
Lokitech >> software . strategy . design >>
p. 301.656.5501

Dennis Warren wrote:
> Thanks for the help.
> Out of curiosity, maybe I've been working with tomcat for too long, but 
> isn't loading jar's from webapp/lib a standard of the servlet spec?
> Eric W Hauser wrote:
>> Resin won't load from the webapp/lib directory unless you turn on the
>> classloader hack.  I've been using the following method of defining jars
>> specific to a webapp with a lot of success (in web.xml):
>> <classpath id="/path/to/jarfile.jar" />
>> Also if you to add a whole directory:
>> <classpath id="/path/to/jarfile.jar" library-dir="true" />
>> Keep in mind that this won't work if you decide not to use Resin.  You
>> can add this to resin.conf as well if you want to load jars after the
>> system classloader.
>> If you are just using the core and fmt tag library, I would recommended
>> just using Resin's internal implementation.  I've used it without any
>> problems.

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