Activiti-App cannot be deployed successfully to tomcat

Description

When trying to deploy Activiti6.0beta1 to tomcat the app fails to start. See also attached logfiles of tomcat.

In addition to the logfiles, the console shows another exception:

log4j:ERROR setFile(null,true) call failed.
java.io.FileNotFoundException:
at java.io.FileOutputStream.open0(Native Method)
at java.io.FileOutputStream.open(FileOutputStream.java:270)
at java.io.FileOutputStream.<init>(FileOutputStream.java:213)
at java.io.FileOutputStream.<init>(FileOutputStream.java:133)
at org.apache.log4j.FileAppender.setFile(FileAppender.java:294)
at org.apache.log4j.FileAppender.activateOptions(FileAppender.java:165)
at org.apache.log4j.config.PropertySetter.activate(PropertySetter.java:3
07)
at org.apache.log4j.config.PropertySetter.setProperties(PropertySetter.j
ava:172)
at org.apache.log4j.config.PropertySetter.setProperties(PropertySetter.j
ava:104)
at org.apache.log4j.PropertyConfigurator.parseAppender(PropertyConfigura
tor.java:842)
at org.apache.log4j.PropertyConfigurator.parseCategory(PropertyConfigura
tor.java:768)
at org.apache.log4j.PropertyConfigurator.configureRootCategory(PropertyC
onfigurator.java:648)
at org.apache.log4j.PropertyConfigurator.doConfigure(PropertyConfigurato
r.java:514)
at org.apache.log4j.PropertyConfigurator.doConfigure(PropertyConfigurato
r.java:580)
at org.apache.log4j.helpers.OptionConverter.selectAndConfigure(OptionCon
verter.java:526)
at org.apache.log4j.LogManager.<clinit>(LogManager.java:127)
at org.slf4j.impl.Log4jLoggerFactory.getLogger(Log4jLoggerFactory.java:6
6)
at org.slf4j.LoggerFactory.getLogger(LoggerFactory.java:270)
at org.slf4j.LoggerFactory.getLogger(LoggerFactory.java:281)
at com.activiti.servlet.WebConfigurer.<init>(WebConfigurer.java:44)
at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance0(Native Method)

at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(NativeConstruct
orAccessorImpl.java:62)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(DelegatingC
onstructorAccessorImpl.java:45)
at java.lang.reflect.Constructor.newInstance(Constructor.java:422)
at java.lang.Class.newInstance(Class.java:442)
at org.apache.catalina.core.DefaultInstanceManager.newInstance(DefaultIn
stanceManager.java:121)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.listenerStart(StandardContex
t.java:4651)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.startInternal(StandardContex
t.java:5167)
at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:150)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChildInternal(ContainerBase
.java:725)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChild(ContainerBase.java:70
1)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.addChild(StandardHost.java:717)

at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployWAR(HostConfig.java:945)

at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig$DeployWar.run(HostConfig.java:
1768)
at java.util.concurrent.Executors$RunnableAdapter.call(Executors.java:51
1)
at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.run(FutureTask.java:266)
at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(ThreadPoolExecutor.
java:1142)
at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(ThreadPoolExecutor
.java:617)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:745)

Environment

Windows 8.1, Java 8u60 64bit, Tomcat 8.0.26

Status

Assignee

Joram Barrez

Reporter

Manfred Schenk

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Fix versions

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Priority

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