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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <>
Subject Re: Velocity init() problem...
Date Tue, 06 Aug 2002 11:43:25 GMT
On 8/5/02 1:32 PM, "Rodrigo Reyes" <> wrote:

> Hi
>   Sorry if this seems trivial for some of you, but I am stuck here and I
> couldn't find any solution in the mail archive. I was trying to create a
> HelloWorld using Velocity but couldn't. I always get this messages from the
> stack...
> java.lang.NullPointerException
>       at
> org.apache.velocity.runtime.RuntimeInstance.setDefaultProperties(RuntimeInst
>       at
> org.apache.velocity.runtime.RuntimeInstance.initializeProperties(RuntimeInst
>       at
> org.apache.velocity.runtime.RuntimeInstance.init(
>       at
>       at tp2txt.HelloWorld.main(
> Exception in thread "main"
>   This happens when I try to init() a new instance of VelocityEngine. I am
> using velocity-dep-1.3.1-rc2.jar and jdk1.4.0. I am copying the velocity jar
> into JAVA_HOME/jre/lib/ext. Am I missing something? Maybe some configuration
> file? I don't think the JRE has anything to do with the problem since I have
> JPublish installed in the same machine and Velocity seems to be working fine
> there. Thanx

This is weird. I assume there is one version of Velocity on your system (in
...jre/lib/ext), or does Jpublish have a copy of it's own?

What happens if you take it out of the ext directory, and just put in your
Geir Magnusson Jr. 
Research & Development, Adeptra Inc.

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