In my project, which is being developed in Spring 3.1, I am trying to perform both client side and server side validations by making use of Apache Commons Validator. But just by adding the below mentioned code is causing some xml exception.
added dependency in pom.xml --> <dependency>
compile time exception in servlet-context.xml --> Resource Path Location Type Referenced file contains errors (jar:file:/C:/Users/shift/.m2/repository/org/springframework/spring-beans/3.1.0.RELEASE/spring-beans-3.1.0.RELEASE.jar!/org/springframework/beans/factory/xml/spring-beans-3.0.xsd).
I read somewhere that the jars of Spring 3.1 might be colliding with Spring 2.x (which is added in maven repository as spring-modules-validation brings it with it). After that I added an exclusion as mentioned below: -