Just an update.  I got the html serializer working (the html was malformed) and the html now renders.  I believe the rest of the issues relate to my not understanding xmaps.

Now on to understanding aggregates...

-Lou

Louis.Masters@log-net.com wrote on 09/09/2005 12:14:42 PM:

>
> OK, after looking at the examples and the Coccon wiki page for the
> DirectoryGenerator, I got my directory listing to somewhat work.  
> Here is the my basic sitemap.xmap entry:
>
>       <map:pipeline internal-only="false">
>          <map:match pattern="**/defaultbuilddir.html">
>            <map:generate type="directory" src="d://builds">
>            <map:parameter name="depth" value="2"/>
>            </map:generate>
>                         <map:transform src="{project:resources.
> stylesheets}/dir2html.xsl" />
>            <map:serialize type="xml"/>
>          </map:match>
>        </map:pipeline>
>
> The xsl is basically the stylesheet from the Cocoon wiki.  It
> converts the directory listings to html tags.  The problems I am
> having with it are:
>
> 1.  The raw html tags are being displayed.  I thought I saw a FAQ on
> this somewhere, but I could not find it again.  I also tried the
> html serializer, but I got a DTD error.
> 2.  I am losing the rest of the Forrest site (tabs, menus, etc.).  I
> think I have to aggregate this, correct?  Any pointers?
>
> Also, I'm still working on implementing the full Jetty server.
>
> Thanks,
> Lou
>
>
> David Crossley <crossley@apache.org> wrote on 09/02/2005 10:10:32 AM:
>
> > Louis.Masters@log-net.com wrote:
> > > I'm using Forrest 0.6 to migrate off of a plain old apache server.  I have
> > > most of the site replicated.  The only remaining issues are:
> >
> > Any reason for 0.6 ? You would be better of start a new
> > application with 0.7 version. Anyway ...
> >
> > > 1.  I need a directory listing of a path outside of the web app.  I tried
> > > using the Directory Generator, but quite honestly, I have no idea how to
> > > implement it.  Anyone have it set up already and can send me some snips?
> >
> > http://cocoon.apache.org/2.1/userdocs/generators/directory-generator.html
> > and you can probably find other stuff at wiki.apache.org/cocoon
> >
> > There are a couple of examples in Forrest
> > cd forrest_06_branch/src/core/context
> > grep directory *.xmap
> >
> > > 2.  I need to call a batch file from a link.  I was using cgi-bin to do
> > > this, but I can't find a similar function in Forrest (I don't think there
> > > is one).  I saw a post about redirecting to an apache web server, but I
> > > can't do that as I am removing the plain apache server.  The batch file
> > > only created a zip of a couple of directories so I was trying to use the
> > > Zip serializer, but again, I'm having some issues.
> >
> > Are you using a full Jetty as the servlet container
> > for your forrest webapp. It can run cgi programs,
> > so probably can Tomcat.
> >
> > I have never used the Cocoon ZipArchiveSerializer,
> > http://cocoon.apache.org/2.1/userdocs/serializers/ziparchive-serializer.html
> > but i gather that you would construct a pipeline in
> > your project sitemap that generates an xml document
> > in the format shown, then finish that with the serializer.
> >
> > -David