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Need help compiling commons fileupload

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I'm struggling to get a fileupload program working. My code is attached below. I've taken most of it right from the Apache commons file upload 1.2.1 documentation. Below is the error I'm getting. What am I missing?

org.apache.jasper.JasperException: Unable to compile class for JSP:

An error occurred at line: 10 in the jsp file: /testing/fileuploaddemo.jsp
DiskFileItemFactory cannot be resolved to a type
7: boolean isMultipart = FileUpload.isMultipartContent(request);
9: // Create a factory for disk-based file items
10: DiskFileItemFactory factory = new DiskFileItemFactory();
12: // Create a new file upload handler
13: ServletFileUpload upload = new ServletFileUpload(factory);

<%@ page contentType="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1" %>
<%@ page import="org.apache.commons.fileupload.*"%>
boolean isMultipart = FileUpload.isMultipartContent(request);
// Create a factory for disk-based file items
DiskFileItemFactory factory = new DiskFileItemFactory();
// Create a new file upload handler
ServletFileUpload upload = new ServletFileUpload(factory);
// Parse the request
List /* FileItem */ items = upload.parseRequest(request);
// Process the uploaded items
Iterator iter = items.iterator();
while (iter.hasNext())
    FileItem item = (FileItem);
    if (item.isFormField())
        out.println("<br>name:  " + item.getFieldName());
        out.println("<br>value: " + value = item.getString());
    else {
        out.println("<br>file field name: " + item.getFieldName());
        out.println("<br>file name: " + item.getName());
        out.println("<br>contentType: " + item.getContentType();
        out.println("<br>isInMemory: " + item.isInMemory());
        out.println("<br>File size: " + = item.getSize());
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