Does the validator framework work with struts modules?
I am experimenting with struts modules using WSAD 5.1 and struts 1.1 and I can't get it to work and can find no references to this anywhere on the web.
Also, server side pre-action validator validations are not performed even if I tell it to in my action mapping. I have banged my head against this one for a while and am finally asking for help.
Here are the relevant sections from the files... <br/><br/><b>struts-thingy-config.xml<b><br/>
<br/><br/><b>thingy-validator-rules.xml<b> - contains standard struts rules with no additions.<br/> <br/><br/><b>thingy-validation.xml<b><br/>
<br/> <b>As a side question...</b><br/> You see I have rules specified for both "thingyForm" and "/saveThingyAction". Is this normal? I got this setup working in a default module then moved them. In my "/saveThingy" action mapping I tell it to use "thingyForm" but the validator does not load rules for thingyForm but instead loads them for "/saveThingyAction". This is cool because I can have different rules for different actions that use the same form, but it's not cool because I can't specify one set of validation rules for a form regardless of the action it is going to.
How do people usually use this?
Joined: Feb 20, 2006
I kept fiddling with this and tracked it down to a typo in the struts config file. It works just fine once you fix that.