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PDK 5.0 problem


I have a problem in starting PDK 5.0

1. I have installed j2sdk1.3.1 in C:\j2sdk1.3

2. I have installed tomcat 3.3.2 in C:\tomcat

3. set environment variables to %JAVA_HOME% = C:\j2sdk1.3 and %TOMCAT_HOME% = C:\tomcat


5. Tomcat servlet runs with

6. Now Unzipped the to C:\tomcat

when I start tomcat engine using startup.bat using command prompt new window opens and shuts down immediately which terminates the startup. I am installing it on my desktop W2K OS.

Could anybody help in resolving this issue please....



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    Posted on Apr 30, 2004 at 12:30 PM


    Try changing the tomcat part of your path environment variable to %TOMCAT_HOME%\lib\apps

    I can't find the documentation that says to set it this way, but that's how mine is set.


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      Hello again...

      I was so excited when tomcat started working with PDK plugin...but that lasted only for a day...her you go again..

      I started tomcat in debug mode using command

      C:>tomcat\bin>tomcat.bat debug

      wondow starts and closes automatically, but when I start without debugiing mode, it works fine(tomcat starts without any problem).

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