[jdom-interest] Re: JDOM-b7 will not compile

Ian Lea ian.lea at blackwell.co.uk
Thu Aug 16 08:14:10 PDT 2001

>>> Message 1
> I wonder if something in the JDOM internals has changed since
> Brett's 1st edition that's keeping JDOMTest.java from compiling?
> Has anybody been able to get this code ("Java and XML," pp. 224-227)
> to compile and run?

Certainly many thinks have changed between the version documented
in Brett's book and b7.  Have never tried compiling the code in the

>>> Message 2
> I've got copies at
> c:\jdk1.3.1\lib
> c:\jdk1.3.1\jre\lib
> c:\jdk1.3.1\jre\lib\ext
> c:\jdom-b7\build
> and every single one is in the classpath ...

I hate having multiple versions of jars in the classpath so would
remove all except one.  And then write a tiny program that doesn't
do anything except import org.jdom.Attribute and try compiling that
and then take it from there.


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