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So I am working through Budi Kurniawan's Struts 2Design and Programming book. For each chapter in the book I install the appropriate application code from the book's web site and configure it in my Eclipse IDE. The following Struts2 jar files are required in the ...//WEB-INF/lib folder for each application in each chapter I am going through:
I am in chapter 3 and I'm thinking there must be some common library I can create on my hard drive where I can put these jar files and set the path to these jar files in each applicaiton that I create that points to this common liibrary. This, of course, then prevents these jar files from begin replicated within each applcation.
Before I go ahead and trash these applications that took me a long time to configure to get working without erorrs, Could somebody make a recommendation or two as to how to set up this common library and have all my Struts2 applications point to it? Should I perhaps move these jar files into some folder inside of my Tomcat installation? Or perhaps simply open a folder on my C: drive and store all these jar files there?
Thank you all for your time. If this is not the appropriate forum for this question please advise.