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Hibernate Maping error

trupti nigam
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Joined: Jun 21, 2001
Posts: 613
I am very new to hibernate and going through some exercise tutorials.
I am following each step in the tutorials and I tried to run my first hibernate app but I get below error.

[java] Initial SessionFactory creation
xception: Could not parse mapping document from resource events/Event.hbm.xml
[java] Exception in thread "main" java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError
[java] at util.HibernateUtil.<clinit>(Unknown Source)
[java] at events.EventManager.createAndStoreEvent(Unknown Source)
[java] at events.EventManager.main(Unknown Source)
[java] Caused by: org.hibernate.InvalidMappingException: Could not parse ma
pping document from resource events/Event.hbm.xml
[java] at org.hibernate.cfg.Configuration.addResource(Configuration.jav

My directory structure is as follows:

+ src

The event.hbm.xml looks like below:

I am using hsqldb.

EventManager class looks like below:

can someone plese let me know what is wrong with the mapping file.


trupti nigam
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Joined: Jun 21, 2001
Posts: 613
Any help ranchers..

Paul Sturrock

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Posts: 10336

Is Event.hbm.xml in your classpath?

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trupti nigam
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Joined: Jun 21, 2001
Posts: 613
Thanks a lot.
The issue is resolved.
You are right, the xml mapping file was not in calsspath due to which I was getting the error message.
I could run the example.

I agree. Here's the link:
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