I ran into a similar issue trying to share JSPs across multiple contexts.
How I solved my problem was to set up a symbolic link under the web content
directory that pointed to a folder in the IFS. All the symbolic links in all
the contexts pointed to the same folder in the IFS.
 Another approach could be to use an "iframe" tag in the html and load the
html file from a different context.
 -Sarah Poger Gladstone


On 11/8/05, Nancy Cochran <ncochran@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> Does anyone have any advice on how to bundle up common headers/footers
> that are just plain html into a jar/war that can be used across multiple
> dynamic web applications without bundling them in all of the applications?
>
>
> What I have so far is a jar file with common headers and footers, as well
> as some classes, that will be used across multiple applications. I have set
> up a shared library for the jar in WAS Express 5.0, added this to the
> classloader and have verified that the jsp can import the package.
>
> The problem is I can't seem to get any .html files from the jar included
> into the jsp. The jsp only seems to be able to include files from it's own
> WebContent directory. I really don't want to have to bundle this common jar
> with every application, but it seems like my whole approach is wrong. Any
> advice is appreciated, I'm a newbie.
>
>
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