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Using resource bundle for validation messages in Spring

jas preet
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Joined: Mar 31, 2010
Posts: 76

What i am trying to do is
1. putting up the messages file in WEB-INF/i18/validationMessages_en.properties and trying to validate the messages on login.

The dispatcher-servlet.xml contains




the valdation class




validationMessages.properties


below is the error console
org.springframework.context.NoSuchMessageException: No message found under code 'username.required' for locale 'en_US'.
at org.springframework.context.support.AbstractMessageSource.getMessage(AbstractMessageSource.java:161)
at org.springframework.context.support.AbstractApplicationContext.getMessage(AbstractApplicationContext.java:1196)
at org.springframework.web.servlet.support.RequestContext.getMessage(RequestContext.java:553)
at org.springframework.web.servlet.support.BindStatus.initErrorMessages(BindStatus.java:177)
at org.springframework.web.servlet.support.BindStatus.getErrorMessages(BindStatus.java:273)
at org.springframework.web.servlet.tags.form.ErrorsTag.exposeAttributes(ErrorsTag.java:173)
at org.springframework.web.servlet.tags.form.AbstractHtmlElementBodyTag.writeTagContent(AbstractHtmlElementBodyTag.java:48)
at org.springframework.web.servlet.tags.form.AbstractFormTag.doStartTagInternal(AbstractFormTag.java:102)
at org.springframework.web.servlet.tags.RequestContextAwareTag.doStartTag(RequestContextAwareTag.java:79)
at org.apache.jsp.WEB_002dINF.jsp.home_jsp._jspService(home_jsp.java:112)
at org.apache.jasper.runtime.HttpJspBase.service(HttpJspBase.java:70)
at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:717)
at org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServletWrapper.service(JspServletWrapper.java:377)
at org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServlet.serviceJspFile(JspServlet.java:313)
at org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServlet.service(JspServlet.java:260)
at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:717)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:290)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationDispatcher.invoke(ApplicationDispatcher.java:646)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationDispatcher.processRequest(ApplicationDispatcher.java:436)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationDispatcher.doForward(ApplicationDispatcher.java:374)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationDispatcher.forward(ApplicationDispatcher.java:302)
at org.springframework.web.servlet.view.InternalResourceView.renderMergedOutputModel(InternalResourceView.java:238)
at org.springframework.web.servlet.view.AbstractView.render(AbstractView.java:250)
at org.springframework.web.servlet.DispatcherServlet.render(DispatcherServlet.java:1047)
at org.springframework.web.servlet.DispatcherServlet.doDispatch(DispatcherServlet.java:817)
at org.springframework.web.servlet.DispatcherServlet.doService(DispatcherServlet.java:719)
at org.springframework.web.servlet.FrameworkServlet.processRequest(FrameworkServlet.java:644)
at org.springframework.web.servlet.FrameworkServlet.doGet(FrameworkServlet.java:549)

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But when i put my properties file under src folder and change my dispatcher-servelet as
<bean id="messageSource" class="org.springframework.context.support.ResourceBundleMessageSource">
<property name="basenames" value="validationMessages_en">
</property>
</bean

all seems to work fine.

What may be the problem if i use i18n and put my properties file under this folder


Thanks Jaspreet ----- Nothing is permanent
Sean Clark
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Joined: Jul 15, 2009
Posts: 377

Hey,

If in doubt check the javadocs:

Set an array of basenames, each following ResourceBundle conventions: essentially, a fully-qualified classpath location. If it doesn't contain a package qualifier (such as org.mypackage), it will be resolved from the classpath root.


Which is why when you put it on the classpath root it is found.

Hope this helps.

Sean


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