|apache.commons.io dependency problem [message #905394]
||Thu, 30 August 2012 10:01
| Peter Courcoux
Registered: July 2009
In the org.apache.batik.pdf_1.6.0.v201105071520.jar which is used by the report engine in both version 4.2 and 3.7 a number of commons.io classes are included.|
If copying the contents of report-engine/lib folder to WEB-INF/lib these classes can mask classes from other commons-io jars included in a non-osgi web app.
In the specific case I am looking at, I am seeing a NoSuchMethodError relating to a missing IOUtils.copy(InputStream, Writer) method which was introduced in Commons.io version 1.1, indicating that the included classes are very old.
Is there a reason why later versions of commons.io cannot be used?
If not, is it possible to update the offending batik jar to use a more recent version of commons.io, or better still remove those classes and provide a separate commons-io jar?
Who is responsible for packaging the batik jar? Is this an eclipse.birt issue or should I be asking elsewhere?
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