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Re: InstantDB: javax.transaction.xa.XAException

I am having a similar problem - my servlet runs perfectly well unser
JRun2.0 and 3.0 (on NT),
but when I port it to my website Apache/Linux I get the same error

[DBService] opening local Connection to Database
Enhydra InstantDB - Version 3.20 beta 1
The Initial Developer of the Original Code is Lutris Technologies Inc.
Portions created by Lutris are Copyright (C) 1997-2000 Lutris
Technologies, Inc.
All Rights Reserved.
[DBService] ERROR connectToDatabase Throwable:
java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: javax/transaction/xa/XAException

I tried downloading the JDBC Standard Extension Binary 2.0 from Sun,
while it has XADataSource and XAConnection - it does not have XAException.

I have searched JRun's packages and it's not to be found there.

Does anyone have any idea where to get this class (and presumably it's


"The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is
that it has never tried to contact us."

--- Brett McLaughlin <>
> Running org.enhydra.instantdb.ScriptTool with a
> fresh install of
> InstantDB causes a NoClassDefFoundError on
> javax.transaction.xa.XAException. This class isn't
> in any of the
> InstantDB jar files, and there is no mention of the
> JTA classes or
> anything related anywhere in the install
> instructions.
Bret, I don't have jta spec url but it's easy to find
on Sun's

btw, I renamed my O-R mapping system to Osage (that's
my wife's tribe) so it's at
Give it a look if you have some time.  Be sure to use
CVS. My distro is old.

I like InstantDB, nice litte database.  In CVS, I
included an sql1.txt for the example to help InstantDB

Regards, george

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