Sunday, November 30, 2008

MiR: November 2008

This month my routine has been changed up a little by refocusing upon ServiceMix 3 issues and internal infrastructure projects (more CPI work, again this always benefits ServiceMix as it frees up developer time to focus on features and improvements).

On a completely different topic, this past month has been fun as a Mac user/fan - the new Macbooks are sweet, convincing more of my friends to finally make the switch. We don't have a local Apple store here in Newfoundland so I get to help friends in their transition to Mac OS X - a favour I happily oblige :)

Meeting the new Macbook.


Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Using cxf-codegen-plugin on AIX

Have you ever seen this message while using cxf-codegen-plugin on AIX?
[INFO] ------------------------------------------------------------------------
DTD factory class 
does not extend from DTDDVFactory.
The solution to this problem is easy, just add the
following to your project's pom file where you declare
use of the

     <!-- need to add this to get around the following error on
JDK org.apache.xerces.impl.dv.DVFactoryException: DTD factory
class org.apache.xerces.impl.dv.dtd.DTDDVFactoryImpl does not extend

This is another case of the small differences in the IBM
JDK and Sun SDK. In code that is expected to run on
multiple target platforms I would place this dependency
in a profile set to activate on detection of an IBM