Re: packaging jars vs. classes
Juergen Kreileder <email@example.com> writes:
> Our Java 2 packages use a extension directory /usr/lib/j2re1.3/ext (and
> /usr/lib/j2re1.3/$(ARCH)/lib). The packages for Java3D, JAI and JMF
> install into those directories.
> Additionally we add /usr/share/java/repository to CLASSPATH but in
> general I would prefer a strictly extension directory based approach.
> It would be quite easy to add a support for a second extension
You could make /usr/lib/j2re1.3/ext and /usr/lib/j2re1.3/$(ARCH)/lib
be symlinks to /usr/share/java and /usr/lib/java respectively (or
whatever becomes the policy). It is seems better to have a single
extensions directory (pair), rather than two.