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JAXB Unmarshalling

Teena George
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Joined: May 01, 2008
Posts: 82

I am trying for unmarshalling with JAXB. I am getting an error msg
Exception in thread "main" javax.xml.bind.JAXBException
- with linked exception:
[java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: com.sun.xml.bind.v2.ContextFactory]
at javax.xml.bind.ContextFinder.newInstance(ContextFinder.java:196)
at javax.xml.bind.ContextFinder.find(ContextFinder.java:385)
at javax.xml.bind.JAXBContext.newInstance(JAXBContext.java:574)
at javax.xml.bind.JAXBContext.newInstance(JAXBContext.java:522)
at com.jax.PersonUnmarshaller2.main(PersonUnmarshaller2.java:24)
Caused by: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: com.sun.xml.bind.v2.ContextFactory
at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:200)
at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:188)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:306)
at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(Launcher.java:268)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:251)
at javax.xml.bind.ContextFinder.newInstance(ContextFinder.java:192)
... 4 more

Am i missing something
Can somebody help me in solving this issue?
Ivan Krizsan
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Joined: Oct 04, 2006
Posts: 2198
Make sure you have a JAR file containing JAXB implementation, such as jaxb-impl-2.1.5.jar, on your classpath.
The missing class is supposed to be located in the JAXB implementation JAR.
Best wishes!

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Teena George
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Joined: May 01, 2008
Posts: 82

Thank you Ivan. It works now.

It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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