Re: Nine ways of identifying Class-Path in manifest that don't work
On 2009-12-23 14:16:27 -0500, Composer <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
I've read several posts about Class-Path and they generally seem to
assume that I know how to specify the location of a directory relative
to the directory of the jar being executed. I'm running OS X.
The jar to be executed is
The external jar containing classes I need is
So the external jar file is two directories up and then one directory
down from my main jar.
The compiler is perfectly happy finding the classes in mail.jar.
If I explicitly load all the classes from mail.jar into
DesktopApp.jar, it executes fine.
Here are the variants I have tried in my manifest:
All nine of these attempts result in NoClassDefFoundError when I
Others have already identified the problems with using relative paths
in a manifest's Class-Path: entry. However, it's also worth being aware
that the path separator in the manifest is a space, NOT colon (:) or
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