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From Rajiv Mordani <Rajiv.Mord...@eng.sun.com>
Subject Re: More meaningfull parser errors (was Re: I want to become an Ant developer)
Date Thu, 06 Apr 2000 18:44:42 GMT
This is because you are probably running in a different locale other than
en. In that case you need to provide a Messages_<lang>.properties for the
parser to use.

- Rajiv

--
:wq

On 4 Apr 2000, Stefan Bodewig wrote:

> >>>>> "SM" == Stefano Mazzocchi <stefano@apache.org> writes:
> 
>  SM> Stefan Bodewig wrote:
> 
>  >>  checking whether buld.xml is at least well formed and
>  >>  providing better error messages would be helpfull.
> 
>  SM> +1, this is already in the todo list
> 
>  >>  Maybe Xerces would provide more usable error messages and thus >>
>  >>  just switching the parser would help?
> 
>  SM> yes, xerces is much better at error codes than projectX, for what
>  SM> I've seen, but maybe it's a problem with Ant that doesn't print
>  SM> that information passed on the SAXExceptions...
>  
> No, I don't think so. I've downloaded Xerces, hacked together an
> org.apache.tools.ant.Parser implementation for it (anybody
> interested?) and tried the following part (surrounded by a valid
> build file):
> 
>     <javac srcdir="${src.dir}"
>            destdir="${build.classes}"
>            classpath="${classpath}"
> <!--           debug="on" -->
>            deprecation="on"
>            optimize="on" >
> 
> The result using projectX
> 
> BUILD CONFIG ERROR: Can't open config file: buildfail.xml due to:
> org.xml.sax.SAXParseException: com.sun.xml.parser/P-031 <
> 
> followed by a stack trace with no new information. I've also dumped
> out the original stack trace of the SAXParseException, dind't really
> help much.
> 
> The result using Xerces
> 
> BUILD CONFIG ERROR: Can't open config file: buildfail.xml due to: org.xml.sax.SAXParseException:
Element type "javac" must be followed by either attribute specifications, ">" or "/>".
> 
> and the stack trace.
> 
> So yes switching parser does help indeed.
> 
> Stefan
> 


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