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From dodo_ind <anoopchandran.othay...@wipro.com>
Subject Re: Error while setting parameter using -p option
Date Wed, 11 Feb 2009 06:38:04 GMT

Thanks a lot Dave. It works. I really appreciate your help.




David Bertoni-2 wrote:
> 
> On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 3:49 AM, dodo_ind
> <anoopchandran.othayoth@wipro.com>wrote:
> 
>>
>> Hi
>>   When I try to set a parameter using "-p" option, xalan gives following
>> error:
>>
>> [root@test1 bin]# ./Xalan -p version "1.1.1.1" /home/SAMPLE.xml
>> /home/test.xsl
>> XPathParserException: Extra illegal token.
>> expression = '1.1.1.1' Remaining tokens are:  ( '.1.1') (, line -1,
>> column
>> -1)
> 
> Because the parameter is being parsed as an expression, not as a string.
> 
> 
>>
>>
>> I get error only when I try to set expression that contains more than 1
>> dot.
>> I don't get error for the following command:
>>
>> [root@test1 bin]# ./Xalan -p version "1.1"  /home/SAMPLE.xml
>> /home/test.xsl
>> XPathParserException: Extra illegal token.
>> expression = '1.1.1.1' Remaining tokens are:  ( '.1.1') (, line -1,
>> column
>> -1)
>>
>> Is this a data type issue? I don't face any problem when I use OXYGEN
>> editor. It sets the parameter without any problem.
> 
> If you want to pass a string, you need to enclose the parameter in quotes.
> Other processors may assume that all parameters are strings, but Xalan-C
> does not.
> 
> 
>>
>>
>> Any solution for this?
>> I use xalan version 1.10.0 and xerces version is 2.8.0   on FEDORA
>> machine.
> 
> If you are using the bash shell:
> 
>  ./Xalan -p version " '1.1.1.1' " /home/SAMPLE.xml /home/test.xsl
> 
> That is, the string '1.1.1.1' surrounded by double quotes.  I've put a
> space
> between the " and the ' characters for legibility.
> 
> Dave
> 
> 

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