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From Robert Koberg <...@koberg.com>
Subject Re: Running ANT on Linux
Date Thu, 24 Apr 2008 18:59:43 GMT

On Thu, 2008-04-24 at 19:48 +0100, Dave Pawson wrote:
> On 24/04/2008, bgolman <b_golman@hotmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >  Hello everyone!
> >
> >  I need your help on running the ant task on Linux box. It might sound simple
> >  (and so it was for me), however, things turned out to be rather ugly. Any
> >  kind of help is appreciated. Now, here's what I'm trying to do:
> >
> >  Suppose I have a build.xml script, which includes a following task:
> >
> >  <xslt basedir="..."
> >  destdir="..."
> >  includes="*.*"
> >  extension=".xml
> >  style="ContentCleanup.xsl">
> >
> >  Basically, what it supposed to is to grab all the XML files from the base
> >  directory, run it through the aforementioned XSL file and output the results
> >  to the destination directory.
> 
> That isn't valid with XSLT engines according to the W3C rec. Needs an engine
> that supports it. It is viable with Saxon, maybe with Xalan I don't know.

Not really sure what you mean by this. Of course it will work using ant.

Don't know why things are running slower on linux. I have always found
it to be much faster (assuming same hardware).

> Slow transforms could be due to you running with the default installed
> java rather than Sun java, I found that slow.
> 
> Another option would be to write an XML file which lists the files to
> be transformed, then use the document() xpath call to process them all.
> 
> HTH
> 
> 
> 


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