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Re: various build failures for the dom-ts

From: Dimitris Dimitriadis <dimitris@ontologicon.com>
Date: Mon, 20 May 2002 23:17:51 +0200
Cc: "Arnold, Curt" <Curt.Arnold@hyprotech.com>, www-dom-ts@w3.org
To: "Michael B. Allen" <miallen@eskimo.com>
Message-Id: <0AA7A582-6C37-11D6-836B-000393556882@ontologicon.com>
My experience with the DOM TS and Xalan:

I used xalan-j_2_2_D11 last time I built, all other version of Xalan 
gave me problems. However, this version does not seem to be available 
(http://xml.apache.org/dist/xalan-j/old/).

/Dimitris

On Friday, May 17, 2002, at 10:07 PM, Michael B. Allen wrote:

> On Fri, 17 May 2002 09:31:30 -0600
> "Arnold, Curt" <Curt.Arnold@hyprotech.com> wrote:
>
>> Michael B. Allen wrote:
>>
>>> I think this is a problem with Ant's XSLT Task. Someone is not closing
>>> file descriptors explicitly and resources pressure pushes the problem 
>>> to
>>> the point where more files cannot be opened. Someone
>>> needs to get on that
>>> mailing list and look at that source but I'm just not up to it right
>>> now.
>>
>> Thanks for the analysis.  I'll take a look at the Ant source and see 
>> if I
>> see anything obvious.  The timing would be good as Ant is on a beta 
>> cycle to
>> a 1.5 release.
>
> First, sorry for the duplicate message. I *thought* I sent this mail
> message but I didn't see it after almost a day. I think my ISP is
> having issues.
>
> Regarding this problem, I don't have any hard evidence that it's Ant
> but when I ran into this problem I built each domts case independently
> with a simple shell script for j in loop. It took 15 minutes but it
> worked. So there's nothing particularly twisted about any one xml
> test case. It's just when Ant is brought into the fray that there
> are problems.  At the very least there would probably be a way to free
> resources more agressively.  The Ant task could totally reinitialize
> the XSLT processor at every opportunity. If that worked without seeing
> anything obviously wrong with that task that's pretty good evidence to
> take to the Xalan people.
>
> Mike
>
> --
> May The Source be with you.
>
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