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Custom processor for Xslt task?

2006-12-30       - By Jay Bryant
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> On Dec 30, 2006, at 4:30 PM, Trevor Harmon wrote:
>
>> What about Xslt? Is it still broken?
>
> After more investigation, I believe that Xslt is indeed broken, and  
> it's probably the exact same issue that afflicted Junit, as described  
> in bug #38799 [1]. However, I should also point out I was finally  
> able to get Saxon to work with the Xslt task...sort of.
>
> I discovered that, in addition to supplying the Saxon JAR on the  
> classpath, I need to specify a factory. In other words, the build  
> file in my test case should look like this:
>
> <xslt in="in.xml" out="out.xml" style="test.xsl">
>     <classpath location="saxon-b-8.8.jar"/>
>     <factory name="net.sf.saxon.TransformerFactoryImpl"/>
> </xslt>
>
> This change causes Ant to use Saxon, but it can't find  
> TransformerFactoryImpl, even though it's in the JAR specified in the  
> <classpath> element. However, if I specify the exact same JAR on the  
> command line using the -lib parameter, it works!
>
> This sounds very much like bug #38799. I will try to see if the  
> solution there is also applicable to Xslt.
>
> Trevor
>

I get Ant to work with Saxon with tasks similar to this one:

<xslt in="in.xml" out="out.xml" style="style.xsl">
 <classpath location="path-to-saxon8.jar" />
</xslt>

Jay Bryant
Bryant Communication Services


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