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From "Betty Chang" <bch...@edgenuity.com>
Subject Re: seeking help with jackrabbit-jcr-servlet component
Date Wed, 23 Jul 2008 00:08:00 GMT
Hi --

Okay, I sorted out my last problem.  I moved all of my jackrabbit lib jar 
files into the tomcat/lib folder so that it is shared
among the two different webapps.  Otherwise, the "instanceOf Repository" 
fails inside the ContextRepositoryFactory.java code.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Betty Chang" <bchang@edgenuity.com>
To: <users@jackrabbit.apache.org>
Sent: Tuesday, July 22, 2008 11:56 AM
Subject: Re: seeking help with jackrabbit-jcr-servlet component

> Hi --
> So, here's what I tried:
> I created a servlet that extends ContextRepositoryServlet,  for which the 
> init-param "path" is set to the context path of the
> source servlet ("/jackrabbit").   In the init() for this servlet, I did a 
> Repository rep = new ServletRepository(this).
> Then, when I tried a session = rep.login(), I got the following exception:
> javax.servlet.ServletException: javax.jcr.RepositoryException: Invalid 
> repository: Attribute javax.jcr.Repository in servet context Jackrabbit 
> JCR Server is an instance of 
> org.apache.jackrabbit.commons.repository.ProxyRepositoryAm I even on the 
> right track?
> Thanks
> Betty
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Jukka Zitting" <jukka.zitting@gmail.com>
> To: <users@jackrabbit.apache.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, July 22, 2008 1:47 AM
> Subject: Re: seeking help with jackrabbit-jcr-servlet component
>> Hi,
>> On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 3:03 AM, Betty Chang <bchang@edgenuity.com> 
>> wrote:
>>> I'm trying to write a simple webapp that sits in the same tomcat servlet 
>>> container as the jackrabbit server.  I want to
>>> use this app to configure some custom nodetypes for the repository.
>>> I'm trying to understand the instructions on the local.jsp page about 
>>> the jackrabbit-jcr-servlet component.  In particular, it states:
>>> "See the jackrabbit-jcr-servlet documentation for more details. "
>>> Where is the jackrabbit-jcr-servlet documentation?
>> See the org.apache.jackrabbit.servlet javadocs in
>> http://jackrabbit.apache.org/api/1.4/.
>>> Is it possible for me to use the line of code shown in the local.jsp 
>>> page to access
>>> a repository in the jackrabbit app if my webapp is on the same 
>>> container?
>> Yes if you your webapp has cross-context access to be able to access
>> the repository from the jackrabbit-webapp context. In Tomcat that
>> requires a <Context crossContext="true"/> setting.
>>> Will I  be able to add custom node types this way?
>> Yes if the jackrabbit-api extension interfaces are shared within the
>> container. In Tomcat (6.x) that requires moving the jackrabbit-api jar
>> file from WEB-INF/lib in jackrabbit-webapp to $CATALINA_HOME/lib.
>>> I tried the example, but I ended up with an error about my
>>> context missing the "javax.jcr.repository" attribute.
>> Are you using the jackrabbit-jcr-servlet classes like
>> ServletRepository to access the repository? Then instead of the code
>> snippet in local.jsp you should be using the ContextRepositoryServlet
>> that copies the repository reference from another context to the
>> context of your webapp.
>> Another point, the default attribute name is "javax.jcr.Repository" 
>> (capital R).
>> BR,
>> Jukka Zitting

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