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From Nathan Bubna <nbu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Help with VelocityViewServlet
Date Mon, 18 Jul 2005 21:07:56 GMT
can't you just configure an index.vm page in your web.xml?

On 7/13/05, Withers John Z <John.Withers@irs.gov> wrote:
> Barbara,
> 
> Thanks for the information.
> 
> Perhaps my application is not well suited to use the VelocityViewServlet.  I
> was hoping to use it as a base to get 'free' access to the tool box and to
> the servlet logger.
> 
> My analysis indicates that the template name I wish to use is not properly
> being passed through VeloctiyViewServlet to the underlying Velocity
> instance.  My web.xml file looks something like this:
> 
> <servlet>
>  <servlet-name>browse</servlet-name>
>  <servlet-class>blah.blah.blah.BrowseServlet</servlet-class>
> </servlet>
> 
> <servlet-mapping>
>  <servlet-name>browse</servlet-name>
>  <url-pattern>/browse</url-pattern>
> <servlet-mapping>
> 
> With this configuration, it appears that when I request
> http://blah.com/blah/browse, VelocityViewServlet is looking for a template
> file named 'browse'.  This is not what I want.  Is there an init parameter I
> can set to 'force' the template name to a set value?
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> John Withers
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Barbara Baughman [mailto:baughman@utdallas.edu]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 12, 2005 4:56 PM
> To: Velocity Users List
> Subject: Re: Help with VelocityViewServlet
> 
> 
> The "not found" error message, at least in tomcat, indicates that the
> servlet container can't find the servlet definition in the web.xml
> file or it can't find the servlet class anywhere in the classpath.
> Be sure the servlet is properly defined in your web.xml file, with
> servlet-mapping.  Be sure the servlet class is in the servlet
> container's classpath.  Be sure the permissions allow the servlet
> container user to read the file.  There has to be something different
> between the setup of the servlet that yields this message and the
> servlet that doesn't.
> 
> If it were the fault of the servlet itself, you'd be getting an
> Exception message.
> 
> Barbara Baughman
> X2157
> 
> On Tue, 12 Jul 2005, Withers John Z wrote:
> 
> > Greetings!
> >
> > I've been trying to sub-class the VelocityViewServlet to implement a web
> > application I've been working on.  I'm pretty sure I've over-ridden the
> > various methods properly, but when I access
> > http://server.com/blah/blah/brows <http://server.com/blah/blah/brows> , I
> > get a message about the /browse resource not being found.  Just to make
> sure
> > I'm not totally insane, I've implemented my own trimmed down 'View'
> servlet
> > using the same method signatures and approach as VelocityViewServlet.
> This
> > one seems to work.  Are there any concrete examples of sub-classes to
> > VelocityViewServlet available that might be instructive in this case?
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> >
> 
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