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PAR Build problems with EP5.0 SP5 PDK

Hi all,

Has anyone else come across the problem with the building and deploying of PAR files from eclipse ?

I've found, to my cost, that you can be working happily with a project and testing it in your local PDK when for no apparent reason the build of the PAR file seems to take on a life of it's own.

This becomes apparent when changes stop taking effect in the deployed code, e.g. a new Bean setter/getter is unavailable but you can see it in the code

The compile in eclipse works ok and you can see the correct source in the PDK/Real Portal but the actual PAR file deployed contains old versions of classes.

The only way I've found of sorting the problem out is to copy out the classes to a temp project, delete the original project, create it again and cutting and pasting the classes back in again.

I'd say the problem seems to happen after creating a project from an imported PAR file resource but couldnt swear to it.

Anybody got a answer to this ?

Many thanks


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    Posted on Mar 05, 2004 at 09:46 AM

    Hi Richard,

    I assume you work with EP5?

    If this happens again (deployed par file contains old classes), try to deploy the par file with the Archive Uploader found inside the portal (DevTools -> Component Manager), but first remove the old par with the Archive Remover.

    This way you could sort out if it's a problem with the plugins depl. mechanism or the portal itself.

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      I get this every once in a while too. I have tried removing and re-uploading the archive, but that didnt help either.

      A lot of times, the only thing that will work is to shutdown and startup the server again.

      And at least once, I had to go as far as to rename the class and the project, and load it as a new iView.

      The problem is, since it is not reproducible, it is difficult to troubleshoot or create an OSS for.


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