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From "Glen Tulin" <g...@iteclectic.com>
Subject Re: accessing external config files in the custom sitemap
Date Mon, 25 Jul 2005 16:31:21 GMT
That simple? Thanks a lot.

"Ross Gardler" <rgardler@apache.org> wrote in message
news:42E50B21.5040306@apache.org...
> Glen Tulin wrote:
> >>Glen Tulin wrote:
> >>
> >>>I need to access external config files within my custom sitemap.xmap --
> >>>either forrest.properties or skinconf.xml.
> >>>
> >>>  <map:pipeline>
> >>>   <map:match pattern="my_pattern.xml">
> >>>    <map:generate src="my.xml"/>
> >>>    <map:transform src="{project:resources.stylesheets}/my-to-doc.xsl">
> >>>        <map:parameter name="my_parameter_for_my_xsl" value="xxx"/>
> >>>    </map:transform>
> >>>    <map:serialize type="xml"/>
> >>>   </map:match>
> >>>  </map:pipeline>
> >>>
> >>>What should I have instead of xxx in order to get parameter from either
> >>>forrest.properties or skinconf.xml?
> >
> >
> >>For values in forrest.properties use {forrest:PROPERTY_NAME} (see the
> >>*.xmap files in FORREST_HOME/main/webapp for examples.
> >
> >
> >>For skinconf.xml you would not pass the value from the sitemap like
> >>this. You would access the value from within your transformation. See
> >>the pelt skin XSLT's for examples.
> >
> > Yes, I know how to use $config in the SKIN xslt's  -- like <xsl:value-of
> > select="$config/year"/>. Apparently the $config variable is defined when
> > Forrest is appyling a skin. But I am asking about my own xslt that gets
> > executed before Forrest default sitemap. I guess that at first Cocoon
> > processes my custom xmap ($config is not initialized yet) that
transforms my
> > xml to document-v20 xdoc and then Cocoon process the Forrest xmap
($config
> > is initialized).
>
> $config is only a normal XSLT parameter. If you look in the skins XSLT
> you will see how it is initialised, for example:
>
> in
>
http://svn.apache.org/viewcvs.cgi/*checkout*/forrest/trunk/main/webapp/skins
/common/xslt/html/site2xhtml.xsl?rev=161829
>
> you can see:
>
> <xsl:variable name="config" select="//skinconfig"/>
>
> and in
>
http://svn.apache.org/viewcvs.cgi/forrest/trunk/main/webapp/sitemap.xmap?rev
=209820&view=markup
>
> you can see:
>
>        <map:match pattern="**/*.html">
>          <map:aggregate element="site">
>            <map:part src="cocoon:/skinconf.xml"/>
>            <map:part src="cocoon:/build-info"/>
>            <map:part src="cocoon:/{1}/tab-{2}.html"/>
>            <map:part src="cocoon:/{1}/menu-{2}.html"/>
>            <map:part src="cocoon:/{1}/body-{2}.html"/>
>          </map:aggregate>
>          <map:call resource="skinit">
>            <map:parameter name="type" value="site2xhtml"/>
>            <map:parameter name="path" value="{0}"/>
>          </map:call>
>        </map:match>
>




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