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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Using plugins with forrest as webapp
Date Wed, 07 Dec 2005 02:48:28 GMT
David Crossley wrote:
> Ross Gardler wrote:
> > Claus Bech Rasmussen - TELMORE wrote:
> > >I guess I must be missing something here - could anyone provide a
> > >pointer?
> > 
> > This is a known issue with no current workaround [1], it is scheduled to 
> > be fixed in the next release.
> > 
> > We'd welcome your help, it should be relatively easy to fix, but none of 
> > the current devs are using Tomcat in webapp mode so this is waiting for 
> > someone to fix it.
> > 
> > We will, of course help point you in the right direction.
> > 
> > With that in mind here is a starter...
> > 
> > I've not examined the problem, but I would suggest that the "webapp" 
> > target in our build.xml is failing to copy across the relevant plugin 
> > files into a usable location. If you fancy tackling this I would sugest 
> >  becoming familiar with how the webapp is currently built.
> 
> Well i use a local full Jetty server for testing webapps.
> Doing the test that Claus tried, i.e. 'forrest seed war'
> works fine for me in Jetty. So the plugins are being added
> properly.
> 
> Claus, try unpacking the WAR file to ensure that your
> plugin is present. I did this ...
> 
> cd /tmp/foo
> jar tf my-project.war | grep plugins
> ...
> build/plugins/org.apache.forrest.plugin.output.pdf/
> ...

Ah sorry, i was talking about 'forrest war' whereas issue FOR-735
and Claus are talking about 'forrest webapp'. I don't use the latter,
so not much help.

-David

> > This may be a good issue to tackle on Forrest Friday [2] (this coming 
> > Friday) when a dev is online to help debug the problem (I'll be online 
> > on and off during the day, but almost certainly from about 3pm UTC for a 
> > good few hours.
> > 
> > Ross
> > 
> > [1] http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FOR-735
> > [2] http://forrest.apache.org/forrest-friday.html

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