On Jun 8, 2006, at 16:40, Will Peterson wrote:
I am going to customize FOP to suppress the RTF gif image exception
when rendering documents. (i.e.
$ExternalGraphicException: The tag <fo:external-graphic> does not
support gif - image type.)
Would it be recommended to recompile the whole fop.jar, or should I
just customize the one class (RtfExternalGraphic) and include it on
the class path. Any suggestions here.
In theory, the following should work:
1° download the FOP sources, modify that one class, then 'ant compile'
2° in the build directory, look for the .class file in question
3° replace the file in the fop.jar you already have with the freshly
Then again, I'm wondering why I would do this... but it might be
handy if you need to minimize the hassle of maintaining a customized
FOP version :/
As for myself, I'd probably just modify the source file, run 'ant
package', and replace the whole fop.jar.
If you have any interest in extending your customization to be a
configurable RTFRenderer-specific option, patches are welcome ;)