'weblogic.servlet.jsp.CompilationException' Exception When Migrating Application That Uses JSTL 1.0 Library

(Doc ID 1516178.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Weblogic Server - Version 10.3.3 to 10.3.6
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When migrating legacy Web application that uses JSTL 1.0 to WebLogic Server 10.3.x,  the following error may appear:

 weblogic.utils.compiler.ToolFailureException: jspc failed with errors :weblogic.servlet.jsp.CompilationException: messageDisplay.jsp:19:7: Static attribute must be a String literal, its illegal to specify an expression.
<c:if test="${messageToDisplay != null}">


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