I have an application that I want to package into a single jar for deployment. I have read through other posts and solved my problems with data files by using the class loader and getRsourceAsStream(String path). Now I need to do soemthing similar with my supporting library jars. I have tried to include the class path information in the Manifest, but I am not successful.
Here are some specifics.
I have three jars - call them a.jar, b.jar and c.jar. I have them in a folder lib at the top level of my structure - same level as all the packages and folders in the application. The main class is common.Driver. My manifest declares
I don't think that nested jar files will work - you'll need to repackage everything into a single jar file. But this isn't hard to automate with Ant.
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Thanks. I guess that is true. No nested jars. I unzipped the library jars and re-jarred everything and it works. I guess if I re-read the manifest instructions, class-path refers to the relative urls from which the main jar was downloaded. It isn't meant for "internal" library jars.
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