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From Joe Bohn <>
Subject Re: windows build hell
Date Wed, 30 Aug 2006 16:07:56 GMT
Thanks for the clarification Jeff (and pursuing the vote).  Based upon 
the most recent discussion on the jspc item I wasn't sure if you and 
others were confortable with the fix.  It certainly works for me! :-)


Jeff Genender wrote:
> Joe Bohn wrote:
>>2)  JSP compilation errors
>>Embedded error: Unable to compile class for JSP
>>Strange error message about JAVA_HOME, etc...
>>Possible Solution/Work-around:
>>Update the pom.xml in the root directory to use version 1.4.5-SNAPSHOT
>>(from 1.4.4) for the jspc-maven-plugin.  Not sure if Jeff Genender is
>>planning to make 1.4.5 an official release for this.  We're not sure why
>>it gets us around the problem so it may be a red herring.
> Its not a red herring.  It gets you around the problem because in 1.4.5
> I actually hunt down the tools.jar a similar fashion as done
> in Ant when running the jspc complier from there. i.e.:
> <taskdef classname="org.apache.jasper.JspC" name="jasper2" >
>         <classpath>
>             <pathelement location="${java.home}/../lib/tools.jar"/>
> ...
> I have to duplicate that in code.  That's why 1.4.5 works.
> The release is under vote.  So far no -1s.  I think I will be able to
> release it today as the 72 hours is up.  I'll let this list know when I
> have released it.
> Jeff

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