Not able to create hello world program using Grails 3.1.3 or Grails 2.5.4
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My project is based on Grails 2.2.2. Now I need to upgrade to Grails 2.5.4 in order to upgrade Groovy version 2.4.4
Hence, I downloaded Grails 2.5.4 and set up the Grails Home in environment variable and bin folder in class path.
From command line I can see grails -version is Grails 2.5.4
Next, I created grails create-app helloworld. It got created successfully.
Did cd into helloworld project and tried to run grails run-app.
after this, on command line I can see Configuring classpath for around 10-15 mins and ultimately I get error that tomcat:22.214.171.124 not found.
In grails 2.5.4 directory I see tomcat version 126.96.36.199 so in BuildConfig.groovy I changed tomcat to version 188.8.131.52 . and again ran grails run-app this time plugin got installed.
Next I got error for
I am surprised that these are there in plugins folder for Grails 2.5.4 but still it complains.
I copied this manually and ran run-app again then I got error for dependencies related to cache and asset-pipeline.
I commented out this and did run-app .
Next I got error that catalina libraries not found. Then I copied libraries related to tomcat but still not able to run hello world project. I got error Spring parserContext class not found.
Earlier, when I was working on Grails 2.2.2 I did not had such problems and was able to create and run helloworld project within no time.
Now with Grails 2.5.4 and Grails 3.1.3 I am really frustrated.
I even tried Grails 2.4.4 and Grails 3.0.3.
Can any one guide me as to how I can create and run helloworld grails project with Grails version 2.5.4 or Grails 3.1.3 .
I am also ready to try with older Grails version which has Groovy 2.4.4.