The error message "Provider org.apache.xerces.jaxp.DocumentBuilderFactoryImpl not found" typically indicates that your Groovy script is attempting to use the Apache Xerces XML parser, but the required Xerces JAR files are not present in the classpath. Xerces is an XML parsing library that is commonly used in Java and Groovy applications.

To resolve this issue, you need to ensure that the Xerces JAR files are included in your project's classpath. Here's how you can do that:

  1. Maven (if you are using Maven): If you are using Maven to manage dependencies in your Groovy project, you can add the Xerces dependency to your pom.xml file:

    xml
    <dependencies> <!-- Other dependencies --> <dependency> <groupId>xerces</groupId> <artifactId>xercesImpl</artifactId> <version>2.12.0</version> <!-- Replace with the appropriate version --> </dependency> </dependencies>

    After adding the dependency, you can build your project to download the required JAR files.

  2. Gradle (if you are using Gradle): If you are using Gradle to manage dependencies, you can add the Xerces dependency to your build.gradle file:

    gradle
    dependencies { // Other dependencies implementation 'xerces:xercesImpl:2.12.0' // Replace with the appropriate version }

    After adding the dependency, sync your Gradle project to download the required JAR files.

  3. Manually adding JAR files: If you are not using a build tool like Maven or Gradle, you can manually download the Xerces JAR files from the Apache Xerces website (https://xerces.apache.org/) or a Maven repository (e.g., Maven Central) and add them to your project's classpath. Place the downloaded JAR files in a directory (e.g., lib) within your project, and then add the JAR files to the classpath when running your Groovy script. For example, if you are using the groovy command-line tool to run your script:

    bash
    groovy -cp lib/xercesImpl-2.12.0.jar:lib/other-dependencies.jar YourScript.groovy

Ensure that you replace lib/xercesImpl-2.12.0.jar with the actual path to the Xerces JAR file and YourScript.groovy with the name of your Groovy script.

By adding the Xerces JAR files to your project's classpath, you should resolve the "Provider org.apache.xerces.jaxp.DocumentBuilderFactoryImpl not found" error, and your Groovy script should be able to use the Apache Xerces XML parser successfully.

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