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From Emmanuel Bourg <ebo...@apache.org>
Subject Re: XMLPropertyListConfiguration and saving arrays
Date Wed, 03 Nov 2010 09:56:33 GMT
Hi Matthew,

I have to get another look at this issue, I don't remember why I gave up 
on the arrays when I implemented the plist configurations.

Could you register your report in JIRA please?

Emmanuel Bourg


Le 03/11/2010 02:51, Matthew Smith a écrit :
> Hi! I am attempting to save out plist files from some groovy code, and I
> am not having much success when it comes to arrays. Instead of values
> wrapped in array tags, I get a series of key-value pairs. Here is my
> code (hopefully it should be close enough to java to be clear):
>
> groovy> import org.apache.commons.configuration.plist.*
> groovy> def bob = new XMLPropertyListConfiguration()
> groovy> bob.addProperty("key", "stringvalue")
> groovy> bob.addProperty("numbers", 12345)
> groovy> bob.addProperty("settings", ['height': 20, 'width': 40,
> 'scale':'very yes'])
> groovy> bob.addProperty("things", ['chair', 'hat', 'door'])
> groovy> bob.save(System.out)
>
> <?xml version="1.0"?>
> <!DOCTYPE plist SYSTEM
> "file://localhost/System/Library/DTDs/PropertyList.dtd">
> <plist version="1.0">
> <dict>
> <key>key</key>
> <string>stringvalue</string>
>
> <key>numbers</key>
> <integer>12345</integer>
>
> <key>settings</key>
> <dict>
> <key>height</key>
> <integer>20</integer>
>
> <key>width</key>
> <integer>40</integer>
>
> <key>scale</key>
> <string>very yes</string>
> </dict>
>
> <key>things</key>
> <string>chair</string>
>
> <key>things</key>
> <string>hat</string>
>
> <key>things</key>
> <string>door</string>
> </dict>
> </plist>
>
>
> I would expect something like:
>
> <key>things</key>
> <array>
> <string>chair</string>
> <string>hat</string>
> <string>door</string>
> </array>
>
>
>  From what I can tell, the test case for this currently does not test
> arrays, the code is commented out with the caption "todo : investigate
> why the array structure of 'newarray' is lost in the saved file":
> http://commons.apache.org/configuration/xref-test/org/apache/commons/configuration/plist/TestXMLPropertyListConfiguration.html#199
>
> I cannot find an open issue in jira that relates to
> XMLPropertyListConfiguration, either. Is the output I am getting
> correct, or is it effected by the issue that is preventing array
> testing, or something else? should I post a bug?
>
> I should note that I am using the commons-configuration-1.6.tar.gz as a
> source for org.apache.commons.configuration.
>
> Any help would be great!
>
> Thanks,
> Matt Smith



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