Re: File and location paths for jstl.jar

Lew <>
Sat, 21 Aug 2010 17:45:01 -0400
On 08/21/2010 04:34 PM, Garrett Smith wrote:

I'm looking for a guide or FAQ for taglibs in Tomcat 6 including which
jar files for the standard files and which versions I need, specifically
where to put them. Again, I am using Tomcat 6.

<%@ taglib prefix="c" uri="" %>

annotations-api.jar jasper-el.jar
catalina-ant.jar jasper.jar
catalina-ha.jar jasper-jdt.jar
catalina.jar jsp-api.jar
catalina-tribes.jar jstl.jar
commons-beanutils-core-1.8.2.jar junit-4.8.2.jar
commons-codec-1.4.jar log4j-1.2.15.jar
commons-collections-3.2.1.jar ojdbc6.jar
commons-digester-2.0.jar orai18n.jar
commons-discovery-0.4.jar postgresql-8.4-701.jdbc4.jar
commons-fileupload-1.2.1.jar servlet-api.jar
commons-io-1.4.jar standard.jar
commons-lang-2.5.jar tomcat-coyote.jar
commons-logging-1.1.1.jar tomcat-dbcp.jar
commons-logging-adapters-1.1.1.jar tomcat-i18n-es.jar
commons-logging-api-1.1.1.jar tomcat-i18n-fr.jar
el-api.jar tomcat-i18n-ja.jar

Basically each app server includes its own versions of JARs. The above shows
Tomcat's. I copy files like jstl.jar from there, and
postgresql-8.4-701.jdbc4.jar into there as hackery demands.

Other libraries require more creative approaches. I keep a directory as the
eventual destination from download sites (e.g., that sources custom library definitions
such as IDEs sport:
$ ls /opt/java/lib/faces
facelets-1.1.15 myfaces-core-2.0.0-beta-2-bin
facelets-1.2-DEV-20061110 myfaces-tobago-1.0.24
mojarra-1.2_14-b01-FCS portlet-bridge-2.0.0-alpha-2
mojarra-2.0.2-FCS tomahawk12-1.1.9

Whether to copy or link to those directories for any given project is a
case-by-case matter of art.


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