Bug 237140 - Jasper Script Cannot Build Classpath
Summary: Jasper Script Cannot Build Classpath
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: tomcat5   
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Version: 6
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Vivek Lakshmanan
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Reported: 2007-04-19 17:12 UTC by Steve Hindmarch
Modified: 2008-01-05 13:35 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: 5.5.25
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Last Closed: 2008-01-05 13:35:09 UTC
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Description Steve Hindmarch 2007-04-19 17:12:30 UTC
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Description of problem:
I am using Jasper on Fedora Core 6 to precompile some of my jsp's.

I come across the following classpath builder errors when trying run
the jasper script:-

$ /usr/bin/jasper5.sh
/usr/bin/build-classpath: error: Could not find jasper-compiler Java extension for this JVM
/usr/bin/build-classpath: error: Could not find jasper-runtime Java extension for this JVM
/usr/bin/build-classpath: error: Could not find jsp-2.0-api Java extension for this JVM
/usr/bin/build-classpath: error: Could not find servlet-2.4-api Java extension for this JVM
/usr/bin/build-classpath: error: Some specified jars were not found
Usage: /usr/bin/jasper5.sh ( jspc )
  jspc - Run the offline JSP compiler

The script /usr/bin/jasper5.sh tries to build a classpath using the build-classpath utility including the following: "jasper-compiler", "jasper-runtime", "jsp-2.0-api" and "servlet-2.4-api".

Jars by this name do not exist, but similarly named ones are in /usr/share/java.

By creating links to the following files I get rid of the errors

$ su -
# cd /usr/share/java
# ln -s jasper5-compiler.jar jasper-compiler.jar
# ln -s jasper5-runtime.jar jasper-runtime.jar
# ln -s tomcat5-jsp-2.0-api.jar jsp-2.0-api.jar
# ln -s tomcat5-servlet-2.4-api.jar servlet-2.4-api.jar
# exit
$ /usr/bin/jasper5.sh
Usage: /usr/bin/jasper5.sh ( jspc )
  jspc - Run the offline JSP compiler

Either the jasper package should create these links or the names of the required jars should be changed in the script.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. /usr/bin/jasper5.sh

Actual Results:
See above

Expected Results:
Should see usage warning without error messages

$ /usr/bin/jasper5.sh
Usage: /usr/bin/jasper5.sh ( jspc )
  jspc - Run the offline JSP compiler

Additional info:
The packages that install the required libraries are


Comment 1 Vivek Lakshmanan 2007-04-20 17:43:32 UTC
Thanks for the info. This seems to be a long standing bug and seems to exist in
current versions of jpackage rpms as well (5.5.23 for instance), see
I will make the necessary changes to the FC6 package based on what is decided on
the above bug at JPP.

Comment 2 Devrim GUNDUZ 2008-01-05 13:35:09 UTC
This is fixed in the current releases. Closing.

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