Re: [xep-support]

From: Carlos Villegas <cav@uniscope.jp>
Date: Tue Mar 07 2006 - 20:41:50 PST

I think you should install Sun's Java runtime first. gij is not a
complete implementation and may not provide everything required by XEP.
I'm not sure if RenderX supports it.

Carlos

Stephen Carter wrote:
> hi renderx,
>
>
>
> Iím contracting for a company that was expecting to use apache fop to
> render their fo files into pdf. However, after looking at the fop output
> Iím inclined to persuade them to try XEP which appears to produce nice
> documents in the examples Iíve seen. Unfortunately I cannot get it
> running. No one here, including myself, knows much java (weíre perl
> based). So hereís where Iím at. The content of my xep file:
>
>
>
> #!/bin/sh
>
>
>
> # XEP command-line
>
>
>
> JAVA_HOME="/usr"
>
> XEP_HOME="/home/stephen/XEP"
>
>
>
> #CP="$JAVA_HOME/lib/tools.jar:\
>
>
>
> CP="$XEP_HOME/lib/xep.jar:\
>
> $XEP_HOME/lib/saxon.jar:\
>
> $XEP_HOME/lib/xt.jar:\
>
> $XEP_HOME/java/junit/junit-4.0.jar"
>
>
>
> #"$JAVA_HOME/bin/java" \
>
>
>
> "gij" \
>
> -classpath "$CP" \
>
> "-Dcom.renderx.xep.CONFIG=$XEP_HOME/xep.xml" \
>
> com.renderx.xep.XSLDriver "$@"
>
>
>
> Youíll notice that I removed the reference to java/lib/tools.jar which
> we donít have installed here at present (let me know if this is an
> absolutely required library).
>
>
>
> The error I get when I type in the following command (presumably the
> correct one to transform a test fo file into pdf)
>
>
>
> ./xep -fo /home/stephen/XEP/output/tiny.fo -pdf
> /home/stephen/XEP/output/tiny.pdf
>
>
>
> Is this one:
>
>
>
> Formatter initialization failed: java.lang.RuntimeException: error
> initializing ImageFactory:java.io.IOException
>
>
>
> To rule out the possibility of this having anything to do with image
> references in the file I created a cut down version of the hammer.fo
> (successfully produced with saxon.jar) file and called it tiny.foóitís
> simple text without any images.
>
>
>
> Anything obvious spring to mind here regarding that error message?
>
>
>
> Thanks
>
> Stephen
>
>
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