With JSF1.2 the <variable-resolver> element of faces configuration (faces-config.xml) has been deprecated. The new element <el-resolver> has been added and replaces <variable-resolver> in <application> element tree.
When we integrate Spring with JSF we write in our faces-config.xml as
But with JSF1.2 we should write and integrate Spring with JSF as
Your web.xml entries remains unchanged
Note: SpringBeanFacesELResolver is available only in Spring 2.5 API