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From Walker Joe <joe.wal...@barclaycard.co.uk>
Subject RE: <jspc> task?
Date Tue, 28 Nov 2000 09:24:22 GMT

Hi,

Thanks, I remember this, however we're not using weblogic so I assumed that
it was of no use to us.

Joe.

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Avik.Sengupta@Dresdner-Bank.com
> [SMTP:Avik.Sengupta@Dresdner-Bank.com]
> Sent:	Tuesday, November 28, 2000 9:13 AM
> To:	Walker Joe; ant-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject:	RE: <jspc> task?
> 
>  I had posted a task for compiling jsp's in weblogic. That one extended
> Matching task, and called the weblogic.jspc compiler in a forked jvm
> (since
> the version 4.5.1 version i was using called a system.exit). Its a bit
> slow,
> but otherwise works well, and i use it many times a day. 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Walker Joe
> To: 'ant-dev@jakarta.apache.org'
> Sent: 28/11/00 16:47
> Subject: RE: <jspc> task?
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I wrote one a while back, which I posted, it was very crufty though and
> not
> really worth of inclusion. However some thoughts:
> 
> From what I could see there were 2 ways of doing the job:
> 
> Have the JspcTask extend Exec and just call jspc.[bat|sh]
> This is what I (badly) hacked up - The trouble is it does not do the
> normal
> thing of comparing timestamps first, and it is fairly slow because it
> has to
> start a new VM. Maybe it is possible to do a timestamp comparison first,
> but
> that would mean understanding where the output was going to which is not
> always easy.
> 
> I tried to do the work of jspc.sh in the JspcTask but stopped for 2
> reasons
> - it got a bit bogged down in what to do with things like tag-libs, but
> for
> me the killer, even when I had got this working I had a library clash.
> (jspc requires jasper.jar which requires some logging stuff from
> webserver.jar which requires servlet.jar (version 2.2) and my javac task
> required servlet.jar version 2.0 - boom!)
> 
> I never posted the same-VM version, but I *might* be able to find it
> somewhere...
> 
> Joe.
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From:	Alec B. Plumb [SMTP:alec@screenart.com]
> > Sent:	Monday, November 27, 2000 8:32 PM
> > To:	ant-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> > Subject:	<jspc> task?
> > 
> > I would very much like to see a JSP compiler task for ant, since I
> hate to
> > actually fire up a tomcat instance and visit a jsp page before I can
> even
> > see if it's syntactically correct.
> > 
> > I've written a first version of a <jspc> task, based on both the
> Tomcat
> > 3.2b7 org.apache.jasper.JspC and the Ant 1.2
> > org.apache.tools.ant.taskdefs.Javac. It pretty much works but it is
> ugly
> > and
> > doesn't log properly. I'm about to begin designing version 2 (well,
> > actually
> > version 0.2), but first I have a couple questions:
> > 
> > 1) Is anybody else already working on this? If so, can I help?
> > 
> > 2) Is there any documentation for the Tomcat Jasper APIs?
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > Alec
> 
> 
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