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Struts 2 – Setup a Struts 2 Web Application in Maven

I follow the Struts 2 tutorial and setup a simple Struts 2 application.
Create Struts 2 Web Application Using Maven To Manage Artifacts and To Build The Application
 

I used the struts2-core version 2.2.1 and also added a maven-jetty-plugin for running the web application. But when i run mvn jetty:run, the following error is found.
java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Javassist library is missing in classpath! Please add missed dependency!

It is found that in struts2-core version 2.2.1, the Javassist dependency was excluded in OGNL. So i have to add this dependency in the pom.xml by myself.
 

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