[Webtest] the latest build.zip is missing xalan hence xslt report generation fails (and webtest.dtd missing?)

Paul King Paul King <paulk@asert.com.au>
Wed, 04 Apr 2007 14:35:53 +1000


Denis N. Antonioli wrote:
> Hi John
> 
> On 30 mars 07, at 01:01, John and Pip wrote:
> 
>> Hi,
>>
>> I notice the latest build.zip doesn't have xalan in lib folder. My run 
>> fails when trying to generate reports until I add back in 
>> xalan-2.6.0.jar from the older webtest build. The error message is 
>> "Xalan missing on classpath. Put xalan.jar and xerces.jar to ant/lib."
>>
>> I would have thought the self-tests would also fail as they check for 
>> this condition, but I'm afraid I have never set these up to run so I'm 
>> just guessing.
>>
>> What am I doing wrong?
> 
> 
> which java version are you using?
> 
> Java 1.4 and 1.5 both come with some version of xalan and it isn't 
> necessary to provide it.
> See for example <http://ant.apache.org/manual/CoreTasks/style.html>

>From memory, Java 1.4 includes a subset of xalan's functionality,
so removing xalan as a dependency may actually not be the thing to do.
I'll see if I can clarify this.

Cheers,

Paul.