RE: JAX-RPC mapping file, really needed?

From: Kevin Jones <>
Date: Fri, 8 Apr 2005 09:30:24 +0100

Hey Merten,

which version of JWSDP is this, and what wscompile options are you using? I
ask because I've never seen a mapping.xml file or a reference to it. BTW,
where is the reference?

Kevin Jones

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Merten Schumann []
> Sent: 08 April 2005 09:18
> To:
> Subject: JAX-RPC mapping file, really needed?
> Hello,
> I've got a question regarding this JAX-RPC mapping file you
> need to setup a JAX-RPC web service. I'm using wscompile from
> Sun's JAX-RPC implementation to generate the WSDL for a web
> service. Then I have this webservices.xml in the WEB-INF of
> my .war and there's the JAX-RPC mapping file (generated by
> wscompile too) referenced:
> <jaxrpc-mapping-file> WEB-INF/mapping.xml </jaxrpc-mapping-file>
> Is this JAX-RPC mapping file really needed or is the WSDL enough???
> Would be good, if I could omit this mapping file, for some reason:
> What I want is to take a java2wsdl tool which preserves the
> method parameter names. Maybe there's such a tool out there
> in the net (or I could hand write the WSDL). Now, there's
> more than one java2wsdl tool out there which I could probably
> use instead of Sun's wscompile to produce a WSDL file from my
> Java interface. But, it seems none of these tools generates
> this JAX-RPC mapping file!?!
> I think this mapping file is JAX-RPC specific, but maybe I'm
> wrong and it's a Sun JAX-RPC specific file???
> Thank you!
> Merten
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