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Re: Java libraries and proposal.

On Thu, 12 Apr 2001, Joe Emenaker wrote:

> > Just to complicate the situation....
> >
> > Any script that builds a PATHS,CLASSPATH, must also consider stripping
> > conflicts from them.
> Well, each JVM on the system could have a script that builds the classpath
> that it needs. That would be the first thing in the actual classpath passed
> to the JVM. Next, you tack on the existing $CLASSPATH contents. Lastly, you
> add the auto-generated stuff in ./lib, ./classes, $HOME/lib, $HOME/classes,
> /usr/share/java/lib, and /usr/share/java/classes.

$CLASSPATH should ALWAYS be first, in any auto-generated setup.  How else
would I be able to override something in a system directory?

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