In the previous post I showed how you can make a Spring wrapper around the
WebServer object and thus configure it easily in Spring-based applications. This solution is good for standalone applications that use Spring as a configuration mechanism.
But if you are using Spring MVC to develop web applications you probably don’t want to start another web server to handle XML-RPC calls. Instead, we have to find a way to configure XML-RPC to work with the web server that hosts our application and again to use our beans as XML-RPC handlers.
On the first look I thought that the easiest way to achieve this is to wrap the
XmlRpcServlet (available from version 3.0 on) in the
ServletWrappingController. But when I started looking at the code I found a solution that is much more simple and elegant.
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