Re: Classpath length when deploying to Windows
Andy Dingley <ding...@codesmiths.com> wrote:
We have a big beast of a web app, with a large set of library jars.
Deploys fine onto Unix, but under Windows we're running into problems
with the length of the classpath blowing Windows' limits.
What limits, specifically?
If it's just a commandline length or environment variable length issue, t=
common way to address it is to not use those. Use Manifest entries in =
main application jar, or build a classloader whose path you specify as pa=
your app (in a properties file or some such).
Many apps also consolidate a lot of their jars into one, but you'd want m=
specific reasons before you go down that route, as it makes dependency
management a serious PITA.
With the current version of Java you can specify a wildcard, which has
the effect of including every JAR in a given directory in the class
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