Problem trying to deploy my first Servlet

I'm trying to create a WAR file using Sun AppServer 8.1 deploytool.  I've created a class that extends HttpServlet and then selected it and all of its dependancies in the deploy tool, when I click next I get the following error:

ClassDef not found:   org.git.xpp.XmlStartTag

I have no idea why there would be some dependancy on this class.  Is this class used in Java 1.5?
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org.git.xpp.XmlStartTag is not listed as a class file in any of the Java JDK. Is it listed as a dependency on your deployment or mentioned in the web.xml? If it is, then remove it.

There is such a thing as the org.gjt.xpp.XmlStartTag interface (as seen here but it has no place in servlets as it is the Xml Pull Parser

All you should really need to do is to transfer your servlet class, making sure that it is mapped in the web.xml and that should be it.

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jjacksnAuthor Commented:
yes, I just realized that was gjt, not git.  

Is it possible that a reference to dom4j in a .jar file is causing this issue?  my dependacies are:

By themselves they have no dependencies on it but XPP is dependent on Junit (xerces.jar is an optional component).

I would write a simple HelloWorld servlet, one with no dependencies, and then try to deploy this rather than one that deals with xml and testing. As I said, all you need to do is to compile the class, map it in the web.xml and then deploy.
jjacksnAuthor Commented:
turns on dom4j implements the XmlStartTag interface.  I downloaded the .class files from the website and it works now.  
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