Mark E Hansen wrote:You will understand better if you read up on class loaders in JEE applications.
You said that when you unpack your Ear file, you already have a lib directory with your jars/wars in it? That doesn't sound right.
It doesn't matter which IDE you use to create the Ear file.
I use Eclipse Galileo (3.5.1) for JEE application developers
mark I thomas wrote:1)what IDE do you use ?
Just some classes that are used by both my EJB and War application components. These are utility classes that I created, not from a 3rd party.
mark I thomas wrote:2) What do you put in your utility jar ?
mark I thomas wrote:3) is it just a utility.jar or is it actually a java project and you let your existing enterprise project depend on this utility project ? please be specific.