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Alfreso war fails to load - SEVERE listenerStart

Question asked by isking on Apr 11, 2010
Hi

I have been trailing Alfreso for a few weeks and everything was going well but now I am getting the following error when loading Alfresco.war (from localhost.log):

11-Apr-2010 18:39:50 org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext listenerStart
SEVERE: Error configuring application listener of class org.apache.myfaces.webapp.StartupServletContextListener
java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: javax/faces/context/ExternalContext
   at java.lang.Class.getDeclaredConstructors0(Native Method)
   at java.lang.Class.privateGetDeclaredConstructors(Class.java:2389)
   at java.lang.Class.getConstructor0(Class.java:2699)
   at java.lang.Class.newInstance0(Class.java:326)
   at java.lang.Class.newInstance(Class.java:308)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.listenerStart(StandardContext.java:3787)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.start(StandardContext.java:4342)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChildInternal(ContainerBase.java:791)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChild(ContainerBase.java:771)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.addChild(StandardHost.java:525)
   at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployDescriptor(HostConfig.java:627)
   at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployDescriptors(HostConfig.java:553)
   at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployApps(HostConfig.java:488)
   at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.start(HostConfig.java:1149)
   at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.lifecycleEvent(HostConfig.java:311)
   at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleSupport.fireLifecycleEvent(LifecycleSupport.java:117)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1053)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.start(StandardHost.java:719)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1045)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine.start(StandardEngine.java:443)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardService.start(StandardService.java:516)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardServer.start(StandardServer.java:710)
   at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.start(Catalina.java:578)
   at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
   at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:39)
   at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25)
   at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:597)
   at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.start(Bootstrap.java:288)
   at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:413)
Caused by: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: javax.faces.context.ExternalContext
   at org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader.loadClass(WebappClassLoader.java:1387)
   at org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader.loadClass(WebappClassLoader.java:1233)
   at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClassInternal(ClassLoader.java:320)
   … 29 more
11-Apr-2010 18:39:50 org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext listenerStart
SEVERE: Skipped installing application listeners due to previous error(s)
11-Apr-2010 18:39:58 org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationContext log

Any assistance appreciated.

Regards,
Ian

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