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Re: The evils of /usr/share/java/repository

On Fri, Sep 14, 2001 at 04:23:47PM -0500, Ben Burton wrote:
> Seeing as java policy is getting a work through right now, I personally
> have no problems with removing /usr/share/java/repository in favour of
> versioned jars.
> Does anyone have reasons why /usr/share/java/repository should remain?

That is exactly my question :) In what scenario would be better to rely on some
implicit system-specific classpath, rather than an explicit set of jars
selected by a program's startup script.


> Currently the java libraries I package are in the form of:
> /usr/share/java/foo-version.jar
> /usr/share/java/foo.jar -> foo-version.jar
> Ben.

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