Hi there. In case, this problem is not yet solved. I too was having a similar problem. The error being that I had not compiled ~/axis/tools directory with the new compiler esp. things like svinto_boot. best wishes, -- prabhat -- Prabhat Avasare IMEC (DESICS) email: firstname.lastname@example.org Kapeldreef 75 Tel: +32-16-281525 B3001 Leuven Fax: +32-16-281515 Belgium.