icedtea6-1.9.3 Build Problem: NoClassDefFoundError: org.apache.xerces.dom.DeferredDocumentImpl

tjoen tjoen at
Thu Dec 9 03:33:19 PST 2010

On Wed, 2010-12-08 at 23:07 -0600, DJ Lucas wrote:

> Well, it turns out that this is a bug in IcedTea with Xerces newer than
> 2.9.0. I haven't tested 2.10, but 2.11 definitely fails, similar to this
> bug report against 2.10:
> The solution (as I understand it) is to include xml-apis.jar in endorsed
> if Xerces is 2.10.0 or greater. I patched locally to include it (if it
> exists), and build is well into stage 2 now.

I will try the patch if I have the time.
Shouldn't it be posted to the list so other (B)LFS people can try it?
Mainstream distros only have xerces 2.8.0, 2.8.1, 2.9.0 and 2.9.1

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