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Is there a way for me to place jars inside of an executable jar and get it to run?
When I put them inside of my executable jar, the files cannot be found, and I get the infamous "java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError" error.
How can I get the classpath to look into the executable jar?
I tried editing the manifest:
Class-Path: firstFile.jar secondFile.jar
But this only works if the jar files are in the same directory as the executable jar.
My jar files are inside of the executable jar.
 
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Unpack the "nested jars" and jar them along with the other classes.
 
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