[jdom-interest] XSLT processing fails with JDOM, but not with Xalan/Xerces
peter.schuller at infidyne.com
Sat Mar 8 15:25:33 PST 2003
I am about to use XSLT for a real project for the first time, and I have
immediately ran into a problem :(
I have a very simple XML file as input, and a very simple XSLT file at:
The XSLT is not meant to produce anything meaningful at the moment, as I
was in the process of incrementally moving towards what I wanted,
testing it at each step of the way.
In short, the XSLT contains:
... bunch of stuff
And the XML file contains a single "document" tag with one of its children
being a body tag.
Running this with Xalan/Xerces works:
java org.apache.xalan.xslt.Process -IN /tmp/test.xml \
It produces the expected output. However, when I try to transform it
with JDOM, I get:
Caused by: org.xml.sax.SAXException: Ill-formed XML document (multiple
root elements detected)
(I can produce a full stack trace if needed.)
This is using the following simple code, mostly inspired by the example
in CVS (reformatted/ for E-Mail):
Transformer transformer =
JDOMSource source = new JDOMSource(sourceDocument);
JDOMResult result = new JDOMResult();
Now. If I change the matching pattern from "/document/body" to "/" or
"/document" it works. And I can't see how matching "/document/body" is
in anyway incorrect.
Am I doing something wrong or is this some form of bug?
I can't really do much of anything. I kept getting the same error about
multiple root elements when I did other things aswell (such as certain
types of value-of tags and others).
/ Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB
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