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public final class: EnvEntryDecoratorMapper [javadoc | source]

All Implemented Interfaces:

The EnvEntryDecoratorMapper allows the reference to a web-app environment entry for the decorator name, and falls back to ConfigDecoratorMapper's behavior if no matching environment entry is found.

In some cases, it's desirable to allow a deployer, as opposed to a developer, to specify a decorator. In a .WAR file, this can be very difficult, since decorator mappings are specified in decorators.xml (more or less). This mapper corrects that by allowing two types of mapping. If the decorator name is found in an <env-entry>, the entry's value is used as the decorator reference.

Known Issues:

  1. It still uses the decorator path (from decorators.xml). This needs to be corrected for full functionality. If anyone has a suggestion on how...
Fields inherited from com.opensymphony.module.sitemesh.mapper.AbstractDecoratorMapper:
parent,  config
Method from com.opensymphony.module.sitemesh.mapper.EnvEntryDecoratorMapper Summary:
getNamedDecorator,   getStringResource
Methods from com.opensymphony.module.sitemesh.mapper.ConfigDecoratorMapper:
getDecorator,   getNamedDecorator,   init
Methods from com.opensymphony.module.sitemesh.mapper.AbstractDecoratorMapper:
getDecorator,   getNamedDecorator,   init
Methods from java.lang.Object:
clone,   equals,   finalize,   getClass,   hashCode,   notify,   notifyAll,   toString,   wait,   wait,   wait
Method from com.opensymphony.module.sitemesh.mapper.EnvEntryDecoratorMapper Detail:
 public Decorator getNamedDecorator(HttpServletRequest request,
    String name) 
 public static String getStringResource(String name) 
    This pulls a value out of the web-app environment. If the value isn't there, returns null.