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Thread: Err when importing XML from 2.5

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    Default Err when importing XML from 2.5

    Hi -
    I tried importing a full xml document from version 2.5 into 3.0RC1 and I get an NPE. See http://jira.pentaho.org/browse/PDI-344.
    Last edited by microdisney; 10-22-2007 at 12:19 AM. Reason: Add JIRA case for clarity and tracking.

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    Can you make that screen shot a bit smaller, I can almost see what's written on it.
    Oh, and please make a scree shot of the stack trace too ;-)

    Thanks,
    Matt

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    Is the XMLInputPathPlugin going to be migrated to 3.0?

    Thanks!

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    Hi,

    Sure it will.
    But i updated this plugin and added it the ability to parse an input field.

    Rgds

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    Post getXML Data

    I attached the modified Plugin (i thinkh it will replace XML Input Path Plugin).
    We renamed it "getXMLData" because it allow to :

    1- get data from files (like XMLInputPath plugin)
    2-Parse input Field

    I will (or maybe Matt) port it to 3.0 plugin.

    Rgds

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    Last edited by shassan2; 05-15-2008 at 12:33 PM.

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    Post Here you go..

    Hi Matt-
    Errr.. sorry.. Hope I didn't cause too much strain on the eyes there.. See attachments.
    Last edited by microdisney; 06-07-2010 at 01:44 PM.

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    Listen, I don't mind fixing bugs, but the awful bug reporting... it just becomes too much at times.
    Try to put yourself in the shoes of the developers. Please try it, for just once.

    Then next time, consider twice before putting useless screenshots up here and posting binary files as ".txt".

    Think about it please! Sometimes it feels like you don't want to get helped!
    Usually problems like this take exactly 2 minutes to fix. Just post a simple (text file!!!) stack trace will you?
    Heck, copy-paste it into the forum will do nicely.

    Thanks a lot.

    Matt

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    I will (or maybe Matt) port it to 3.0 plugin.
    Samatar,

    Here are a few links to ported plugins, including source code:

    http://wiki.pentaho.org/display/EAI/...ation+Plug-Ins

    I can't port your "XPath" plugin because I didn't get the source code.
    Besides, if you changed the ID, it will no longer load or the repository will no longer import like microdisney found out.

    ;-)

    Matt

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    Hi Matt,

    I would like to replace XMLInputPath plugin by getXMLData plugin.
    That's why i will port only getXMLData to 3 !
    We will have the 2 plugins in 2.4-2.5 and only the getXMLData in 3.

    People must update their trans (like i did :-)

    XMLInputPath is deprecated!
    Rgds

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    Hi Samatar,

    I'm not saying this is good or bad (microdisney would think it's bad ;-)).
    I'm saying that you are the owner of the plugins and you can do with it as you please.

    That being said, typically, when you deprecate a step, you tell people in advance.

    All the best,

    Matt

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