Re: Specify a directory in the Class-Path entry of the Manifest
R?gis D?camps wrote:
It works pretty well if I change the Class-Path entry like this
Class-Path: lib/webservices-api.jar lib/webservices-extra-api.jar lib/
webservices-extra.jar lib/webservices-rt.jar lib/webservices-tools.ja
r lib/junit-3.8.1.jar .
(note the "." at the end)
But I wonder if it is "legal".
Why put "legal" in quotes? The answer is that it is legal, as shown by the
passage that you quote:
The specs only say (<http://java.sun.com/javase/6/docs/technotes/guides/jar/jar.html>)
"The value of this attribute specifies the relative URLs of the
extensions or libraries that this application or extension needs. URLs
are separated by one or more spaces. The application or extension
class loader uses the value of this attribute to construct its
internal search path. "
And that answers your question completely.
Extra questions: how to change the Netbeans project to add this "." in
the generated manifest?
There really doesn't seem to be an automatic way.
Maybe you can create a META-INF/MANIFEST.MF file and just edit it directly.
The normal approach would be just to put the bundle in the JAR, where it's
already in the classpath.
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