|Re: Eclipce (3.5) + Tomcat 6 = frustration.. [message #768640 is a reply to message #768606]
||Tue, 20 December 2011 14:15
| Larry Isaacs
Registered: July 2009
The WTP Tomcat support works the way it does for various reasons, which |
doesn't appear to match your expectations. See if the Tomcat FAQ helps.
On 12/20/2011 8:01 AM, Roland Bertolom wrote:
> Hello! It seems that I have total misunderstanding about how to work
> with Eclipse 3.5 + WTP 3.1 + Tomcat 6, because every my step faces
> troubles, bugs etc. although working with another components of Eclipse
> as well as Tomcat + notepad goes good.
> My troubles starts as I've tried to create new project. I've wanted to
> create it with the same structure as my old created with notepad project
> had and in the same place where it was located (/var/www). My projects
> structure was a Standard Directory Layout recommended by Apache Tomcat
> manual i.e.
> But Eclipse create its own layout even if I set project content dir
> '/var/www/MyApp' and default output folder 'WEB-INF/Classes'. I can't
> set 'content directory' the same as 'Context root'. As a result dir
> layout will looks like /var/www/MyApp
> /var/www/MyApp/src - that's good!
> /var/www/MyApp/WebContent/WEB-INF/Web.xml - or it may be
> And the only way to force Eclipse use MyApp/WEB-INF/Web.xml is to copy
> it from MyApp/WebContent/WEB-INF/Web.xml and than delete
> MyApp/WebContent/ manually.. Sadness.
> That's ok, let's move forward.
> When I've try to run my app on server, I've get the errors like "Could
> not load the Tomcat server configuration at /Servers/Tomcat v6.0 Server
> at localhost-config. The configuration may be corrupt or incomplete."
> Creating simlinks for files server.xml, catalina.policy,
> tomcat-users.xml, catalina.properties and web.xml to gather its all in
> /etc/tomcat6 and chmod permissions to 777 fixes that. But when I try to
> Run on Server my app, Tomcat of course cant find id and I get error 404
> "The requested resource (/MyApp) is not available." And I can't change
> docBase to /var/www/MyApp neither via Eclipse's graphical nor manually
> in Server.xml (if I do this I get the error "Could not load the Tomcat
> server configuration.." back). The only way I've found is to create
> simlink to /var/www/MyApp in
> $WORCSPACE/.metadata/.plugins/org.eclipse.wst.server.core/tmp0/wtpwebapps [really
> nice path to find!]
> Now I get the next error "Could not publish server configuration:
> Resource is out of sync with the file system: '/Servers/Tomcat v6.0
> Server at localhost-config/server.xml'..". And can't to google any ideas
> about it. It occurs every time I'm saving my servlet.
> Something is wrong... Frustration... =(
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