We should update the JNLPDownloadServlet documentation. I believe jaxp.jar is now named xerces.jar instead.
From: "Chesnut, Randall" <###@###.###>
Subject: Feedback on "Packaging JNLP Applications in a Web Archive" 1.0.1
(I don't know whether a bug report is the preferred method for this type of
feedback or not, but I'll do one too just to be on the safe side. I guess
that might also be helpful to those searching the bug database.)
The above document contains WAR file content examples that show jaxp.jar as
the XML parser included in the WAR file, and the instructions say that these
XML parser .jar files "can be downloaded from java.sun.com/xml".
But at least as of the Winter '01 Java XML Pack, jaxp.jar is no longer
available. (I think the xerces.jar available in the XML Pack can be used as
a substitute.) This situation is confusing to those of us who don't know
much about XML parsers.
When I first tried to use JNLPDownloadServlet and it didn't work, I wasted
several hours going down a dead end because I thought I might not have a
good set of equivalent XML parser .jar files. (The real problem ultimately
turned out to be a JNLPDownloadServlet bug that was completely unrelated to