Bug 44094

Summary: privileged="true" causes ClassNotFound from shared\lib
Product: Tomcat 5 Reporter: john deardurff <jdeardurff>
Component: CatalinaAssignee: Tomcat Developers Mailing List <dev>
Severity: normal CC: jdeardurff, plynch
Priority: P2    
Version: 5.5.17   
Target Milestone: ---   
Hardware: PC   
OS: Windows Server 2003   

Description john deardurff 2007-12-18 10:54:12 UTC
By adding the privileged="true" attribute to the Context element of some
conf\Catalina\localhost\myApp.xml as in:

<Context path="/myApp" docBase="C:/myApp/" cookies="false" override="true"

Jar files within shared\lib are no longer loaded for the myApp application, but
jars from common\lib are. 

We are using Tomcat 5.5.17 with JRE 5.5_06 running on Windows and AIX servers.
The problem is consistently reproducible. 

For us the temporary workaround has been to move our shared jars from shared\lib
to common\lib.
Comment 1 Mark Thomas 2007-12-18 14:54:53 UTC
Sorry, the docs should have made the change in parent class loader as a result
of using this option clear. I have updated the docs for trunk and proposed the
change for inclusion in 6.0.x and 5.5.x.
Comment 2 Mark Thomas 2007-12-23 12:04:51 UTC
Fixed in 6.0.x.
Comment 3 Mark Thomas 2008-01-06 15:13:19 UTC
Fixed in 5.5.x and will be included in 5.5.26 onwards.
Comment 4 Konstantin Kolinko 2009-01-03 14:53:43 UTC
*** Bug 39589 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***