java.lang.RuntimeException: Velocity could not be initialized!

I developed on my win machine, so I guess I ran in this error a bit too late smile

The test server is a linux machine now and I guess I have to specify where the log should exist?

Whole exception:


Thx in advance


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Could you give a bit of background? What's your question?

I created a new Velocity object:

VelocityEngine ve = new VelocityEngine()

I used it with a VelocityContext and everything worked fine on my Win machine. I guess there was no problem to create the velocity.log but now on linux on my test server it crashes.

After that I thought that pulling Velocity from the ComponentAccessor will be a better way and maybe there everything is configured. That last bit I´ll try tomorrow.

Ok, I tried this way now:

VelocityManager velocityManager = ComponentAccessor.getVelocityManager()

Map<String, Object> context = new HashMap<String, Object>()

context.put("issueSummary", "summary")
context.put("issueKey", "SD-678")

Path path = Paths.get(this.class.getResource("view/email/subject.vm").toURI())

log.debug(velocityManager.getBody(path.parent.toString(), path.fileName.toString(), context))

But that will throw a much bigger exception:

Can someone point me the correct way to go here?


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Why are you passing just the filename? Yours Paths stuff is wrong and not necessary.

Because the method is:

public String getBody(String templateDirectory, String template, Map<String, Object> contextParameters) throws VelocityException

Do you have an working example?

You meant this, right? :o

velocityManager.getEncodedBodyForContent(this.class.getResource("view/email/subject.vm").getText("utf-8"), "", context)
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Oh right... sorry. I don't have any problem with this, so don't think I can help...

Does that last line right?

The last one works fine!

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