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jar files question

Cyrus Serrano
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Joined: Sep 29, 2003
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i just want to ask if its possible to include a jar file within another jar file?

i was creating this simple program , but was using an external jar file. will be possible to compile everything in one single jar file.

Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
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You can include a jar file within a jar file, but if it contains classes, then those would not be found by the regular classloader.
Jesper de Jong
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Have a look at:

Java Beginners FAQ - JavaRanch SCJP FAQ - The Java Tutorial - Java SE 8 API documentation
Cyrus Serrano
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Posts: 137
thank you all.
I agree. Here's the link:
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