[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 23:43:11 +1000

Looking locally, R_1498 includes xalan, R_1537 doesn't.

It looks like it would require a change in the pom though in
theory it could be due to a change in the build.xml file as well.

Haven't had time to look any further yet ...


Denis N. Antonioli wrote:
> On 4 avr. 07, at 06:35, Paul King wrote:
>> 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.
> But that at least explains why the build server didn't break ;-)
> I just had quick look at the history of the pom and could not find any 
> entry for xalan.
> Either xalan came indirectly through a dependency, or it has been 
> removed from the build.zip for more than 9 month.
> John, from which version of the build are you upgrading?
> Best
>     dna
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