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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: howto get cocoon-2.2.0-dev?
Date Wed, 04 Jul 2007 03:23:30 GMT
llamar burgess wrote:
> David Crossley schrieb:
> >David Crossley wrote:
> >  
> >>llamar burgess wrote:
> >>    
> >>>According to
> >>>forrest is now "...using their SVN r351990 on 2005-12-08..." of
> >>>cocoon/trunk.
> >>>
> >>>So i tried to check out revision 351990 of cocoon/trunk, which works
> >>>fine for the basic components,
> >>>but as far as i can tell, there??re problems checking out external
> >>>targets i.e.
> >>>Error URL: '' doesn??t 
> >>>exist
> >>>      
> >>Oh drat. At one stage they used "svn externals" for some
> >>blocks to share them with Cocoon 2.1 branch. I wonder if
> >>that is the problem.
> >
> >I have not tried a fresh checkout of that revision
> >and i am not sure that the "externals' is the problem.
> >
> >We need to find all the places in that r351990 that used
> >to use 'svn externals'. Then i gather that we can get the
> >'svn checkout' to ignore the externals
> >
> Yes, that should do it but an issue then is, that i dont know how many 
> problems
> are in this revision at all. The checkout quits after the first error. 
> But there are
> other problems besides the blocks (the cocoon build script actually 
> fails because it cant locate
> the gump descriptor (\src\gump\module.xml).

Because you are ignoring "externals'.

The "externals" refers to
and the file is still available at:

Get it with:
svn co -r 351990

> So i supposed there must be 
> other parts missing as well).

Not sure about that. There is another "externals" at
but hopefully the "docs" was not required.

> To follow each error that comes up could be a intense task when, on the 
> other hand any
> working version of cocoon would do fine for me (as long as it works 
> together with forrest) .

As we have said, r351990 is the last known working version.

> That is, why i came up with the question to the list.
> I just hoped there would be a solution as easy as "download and use"  :)
> >Perhaps these are blocks that Forrest does not use.
> >Otherwise i wonder if we can get the relevant
> >blocks from the current Cocoon-2.1 branch SVN.

Those might need to be from a version of 2.1 that is
close to r351990.


> That was my thought too. I copied the blocks from a cocoon 2.1.7 dist 
> version.
> But then the gump prob (see above) came up and i could not find out if 
> it works.
> (By now I now tried with a module.xml from cocoon-2.1.7 but the blocks 
> did not work...)
> >The other alternatives are to help us get the
> >current Cocoon 2.2 working with current Forrest trunk,
> I saw that the first RC for 2.2 is up and read that it will be based on 
> a spring container.
> That sounds pretty cool to me and i look forward to check it out. But 
> then i do not know too
> much about this so i am afraid i would not be a real help to you guys.
> >or try to integrate the current Cocoon 2.1 branch,
> My purpose is to integrate some stuff into forrest, that i wrote in 
> Cocoon-2.1.10 which uses the database and
> authentication block. I just went for r351990 because i thought it would 
> be the easiest way.

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