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From Kim Haase <camilla.ha...@oracle.com>
Subject Re: Problem of using Xalan in PlanExporter tool
Date Mon, 19 Jul 2010 17:39:46 GMT
Hi, Nirmal,

The recommended mechanism is documented in the Derby Developer's Guide:


Hope this a) makes sense and b) works.


On 07/19/10 10:10 AM, Nirmal Fernando wrote:
> Hi All,
> I used xalan.jar's classes to convert a XML to HTML
> using an XSL style sheet. I was successfully compile
> and build the code.
> But yesterday Bryan mentioned that
> the code is failed to compile successfully, in his environment.
> Today I found that problem is with JDK version and xalan.
> JDK/JRE by default contain a xalan-java classes in it and according
> to xalan site (http://xml.apache.org/xalan-j/faq.html#faq-N100EF)
> JDK/JRE 1.4, and JDK/JRE 5.0 is packaged with an old
> version of Xalan-Java and the JDK/JRE will attempt to use this version
> instead of any on the classpath.
> In my case I didn't get any errors is because, I'm using java 1.6.0,
> but Bryan (Derby as well) using java 1.4.2.
> For this problem there's a work around given at Xalan site.
> It is,
> "To use a newer version of Xalan-Java and override the one packaged
> with the JDK:
>      use the Endorsed Standards Override
> Mechanism(http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.4.2/docs/guide/standards/).
> Place the xalan.jar, serializer.jar, xercesImpl.jar and xml-apis.jar in the
> <java-home>\lib\endorsed directory, where <java-home> is where the
> runtime software is installed."
> Another option would be to avoid using new version of xalan,
> and try to use old version that is packaged with JDK/JRE 1.4.
> I'm now looking the possibilty of using old version of xalan.
> If you have any other idea please suggest me.
> Thank you very much!
> --
> Best Regards,
> Nirmal
> C.S.Nirmal J. Fernando
> Department of Computer Science & Engineering,
> Faculty of Engineering,
> University of Moratuwa,
> Sri Lanka.

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