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From "Antonio Gallardo" <>
Subject RE: FOP block depedends on Batik blocks
Date Thu, 21 Aug 2003 13:40:57 GMT
Hi Carsten:

Thanks for your prompt answer.

Best Regards,

Antonio Gallardo

Carsten Ziegeler dijo:
> Antonio Gallardo wrote:
>> I found that FOP block depends on batik-block. FOP will not render
>> nothig if yu does not include the Batik block. Even if you does not
>> have any SVG graphics in your generated PDF.
>> I thinking about that and maybe we can improve the current block
>> building by creating a common repository for the jars used in blocks
>> and then let blocks define what jars will use. I am not sure but
>> currently I saw that there are some jars repeated into the CVS and
>> some times the jars have diferents versions.
>> I know currently there a work in progress that target a better block
>> definition. I posted this mail because I think this is also a problem
>> that must be addressed.
> Yes, thanks. This is a known problem.
> I proposed a long time ago as a simple solution to have all jars
> (that don't belong to the core) in lib/optional. The build process will
> not automatically copy all jars from there to WEB-INF/lib but only those
> required for the included blocks.
> This should be a simple fix to the current build system, but due to lack
> of time I never did it.
> Carsten

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