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Driver conflict

Andrei Antonescu
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Joined: Jul 08, 2010
Posts: 75
Hello all,

I use Tomcat. If I put a JDBC driver into Tomcat's lib folder, and another in the lib folder of my webapp will there be a conflict ? Is there a rule by which one of the drivers always gets loaded first ?

Thanks in advance,
Tim Moores
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Joined: Sep 21, 2011
Posts: 2409
The one in WEB-INF/lib takes precedence, unless you're using a container-managed DataSource.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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