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From Nathan Bubna <nbu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Configuring Velocity engine with Texen and Ant
Date Fri, 18 Sep 2009 19:31:01 GMT
On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 1:20 AM, Bogdan Mocanu
<bogdan.mocanu.notifications@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I am using Velocity 1.6.2, Texen 1.0, XmlGen and Ant inside a project and I
> cannot find a way to configure the Velocity engine properties. I am able to
> configure the context properties (that is, the properties that are injected
> in the Velocity context) but not the Velocity engine itself.
>
> I looked through the Velocity dev guide (the section with configuring the
> Velocity engine), then the Texen documentation (which is very small), then
> checked out the sources for Velocity 1.6.2 and Texen 1.0 (the branch). From
> what I saw, it is not possible to do this because Texen, inside TexenTask,
> configures only 5-6 properties, but doesn't allow for injection of other
> overriding properties.

>From what i remember the last time i looked at the Texen source, this
is true.  You may just need to alter and build Texen for yourself.

> Is there anyone else that is using Texen in a project? Am I missing
> something?
> Perhaps there is a way to place the velocity.properties file somewhere in
> the classpath, for the Velocity engine to pick it up (although I tried that
> also, and didn't worked).

Yeah, that's not currently supported, though i can't offhand think of
a reason why it shouldn't be supported.  Wanna contribute a patch?  :)

> Thanks for taking the time to read my question,
> Bogdan Mocanu
>
>
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