Bug 458496 - Java exception while executing "service tomcat5 version"
Java exception while executing "service tomcat5 version"
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: tomcat5 (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Devrim GÜNDÜZ
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-08-08 17:09 EDT by Andrej Kartashov
Modified: 2009-01-09 02:52 EST (History)
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Description Andrej Kartashov 2008-08-08 17:09:49 EDT
Description of problem:

# service tomcat5 version
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: org/apache/catalina/util/ServerInfo

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

#rpm -q tomcat5

How reproducible: always

Steps to Reproduce:

1. Install tomcat5 with all needed dependencies
2. run `service tomcat5 version`
Actual results:

# service tomcat5 version
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: org/apache/catalina/util/ServerInfo

Expected results:

# service tomcat5 version
Server version: Apache Tomcat/5.5.26
Server built:   Feb 12 2008 02:59:11
Server number:
OS Name:        Linux
OS Version:     2.6.18-028stab053.10
Architecture:   i386
JVM Version:    1.5.0_14-b03
JVM Vendor:     Sun Microsystems Inc.

Additional info:

Error is caused by a wrong link to catalina.jar in init script:

# grep -A1 -B1 catalina.jar /etc/init.d/tomcat5
        "${JAVA_HOME}/bin/java" \
            -classpath "${CATALINA_HOME}/server/lib/catalina.jar" \

it should be:

-classpath "${CATALINA_HOME}/server/lib/[tomcat5][catalina].jar"
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