However, when compiling the project i get the following error:
warning: Cannot find annotation method 'index()' in type 'org.hibernate.search.annotations.Field': class file for org.hibernate.search.annotations.Field not found
An exception has occurred in the compiler (1.6.0_17). Please file a bug at the Java Developer Connection (http://java.sun.com/webapps/bugreport) after checking the Bug Parade for duplicates. Include your program and the following diagnostic in your report. Thank you.
I am sure that the hibernate search library is in the classpath with its dependencies .
Does anybody know about this kind of error?.
I'm using netbeans 6.7 and i've been thinking to update it to 6.8, however i don't think that's the problem.
You can easily check whether NetBeans has anything to do with it by compiling from the command line, or using Ant.
But it sounds as if a bug in the compiler may have been triggered, so you could try a different one. Eclipse has its own compiler, and jikes (on SourceForge) may be another option (it may not work with Java 6 class libraries if that's all you have).
I just looked at jikes - while it has some support for Java 5 features (such as generics), it doesn't even understand annotations, making it just about useless these days.
Joined: Sep 03, 2009
I solved it !!!.
I have two build,xml files (one for the ebj-module and another for the web-module)
It seems that i was adding the hibernate search jar into the ejb-module's build.xml file, but not into the web-module, so i added it and worked.
Somehow, i'm using the hibernate search annotations only in the entities (ejb-module), not in the backing beans (web-module), so it shouldn't be necessary to add the hibernate search jar into the web-module. Weird. It's like add the hibernate core jar into the web-module.
subject: hibernate search - webapp compilation problem