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Re: [castor-user] Question about Spring FactoryBeans for Castor XML

Zachariah Young


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In your Castor 1.3.1 and Spring combination does your spring xml context file have a bean like the following?

<bean id="xmlContext" class="org.castor.spring.xml.XMLContextFactoryBean" />

If so where should XMLContextFactoryBean come from?



On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 9:11 PM, Akihito Nakamura <> wrote:
The following article is a good introduction.

 Meet the Object/XML mapping support in Spring

Castor 1.3.1, in combination with Spring 3.0.0, works successfully.

>*Subject: [castor-user] Question about Spring FactoryBeans for Castor XML
>*From: Zachariah Young <>
>*Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2010 20:54:08 -0600
> I'm trying to wire up Castor with Spring.  I have read
> but I'm getting and error when I
> run my app.  I'm getting the following error.
> Cannot find class [org.castor.spring.xml.XMLContextFactoryBean]
> I have tried both Java 1.5 and 1.6. and Spring 2.5.6 and Spring 3.  I'm
> trying to use Castor 1.3.1
> I found the snapshot for Spring-xml and tried that but the package name was
> not the same.
> Then I found this little gem by doing a google search
>  But I'm not able
> to find a 1.3.1 version.
> Since the documentation does not state that I should include an additional
> jar file I just assumed that I was in one of the core jar files.
> Also in my search I have discovered that Spring has Castor so should I be
> using that instead.
> If someone could post a good blog post on how to set this up that would be
> GREAT!!!!
> --
> Zachariah Young


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