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From Murray Altheim <murray.alth...@sun.com>
Subject Re: missing class? missing jar? lame compiler?
Date Fri, 14 Dec 2001 12:13:20 GMT
Dave Pawson wrote:
> 
> At 11:01 13/12/2001 -0700, Kimbro Staken wrote:
> 
> >>I still think the documentation is as important as the implementation.
> >
> >So do I and the documentation clearly outlines what Jar files need to be
> >added to your classpath. http://www.dbxml.org/docs/DevelopersGuide.html#N100
> 
> One packaging suggestion then.
> Saxon, the xslt implementation, has a single jar file, which contains all the
> ancilliary stuff that's needed by that application.
> 
> To simplify use, would it be reasonable to package all the required classes
> into a single dbXML.jar file,
> then I could run it with
> java -cp xxx/dbXML.jar entryClass myapp
> 
> nice and simple for non javaheads?

Unfortunately, this won't quite do, as depending on one's Java version
the jar file configuration is a bit different. Also, people sometimes
want to use different parsers or versions of xalan. In short, it's 
probably easier to simply do what's done in Xindice and have a lib
directory.

Murray

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Murray Altheim                         <mailto:murray.altheim&#x40;sun.com>
XML Technology Center, Java and XML Software
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