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From Steve Krulewitz <sh...@mm.st>
Subject Getting a return value from a cocoon:// source
Date Fri, 05 Nov 2004 22:46:35 GMT
(I just sent this to the user list but Tim suggested I send it here as well)

Hey all --

I have a situation where I have a generator calling a cocoon:// source, 
and I would like to be able to return a value to the calling pipeline. 
My current solution is for the called pipeline to put this value into 
the returned xml, and I then have a transformer that just scans through 
the xml looking for that particular element.  However, this is very slow 
when there is a lot of xml returned.

I've tried setting things into the request context from the called 
pipeline, but the caller can never read it.  Is there a trick to getting 
the caller's request context in the called pipeline?

If all else fails, is ThreadLocal a possibility?

thanks,
-steve

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