This is a bug in Spring Framework, issue SPR-4518 and it's fixed in v3.0 M3. If you want to see more about the bug, check the source.
You have a different solution? A short tip here would help you and many other users who saw this issue last week.
- javax.servlet.ServletException: Circular view path [help]: would dispatch back to the current handler URL [/help] again. Check your ViewResolver setup! (Hint: This may be the result of an unspecified view, due to default view name generation.) at org.springframework.web.servlet.view.InternalResourceView.prepareForRendering(InternalResourceView.java:263) at org.springframework.web.servlet.view.InternalResourceView.renderMergedOutputModel(InternalResourceView.java:186) at org.springframework.web.servlet.view.AbstractView.render(AbstractView.java:266)