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From "Garrett Smith" <>
Subject Re: exclude a loaded class from the classpath
Date Sun, 02 Mar 2008 16:53:24 GMT
On Sun, Mar 2, 2008 at 6:00 AM, supareno <> wrote:
> hello everyone,
>  i'm facing to a BIG problem at my office...
>  i work for a company with strange practices. i have to make a build file
>  for an old project...
>  the problem is:
>  (jar names are not the real one)
>  1- somebody redefines classes from A.jar in the project.
>  2- extends a class redefined from A.jar: the class redefines is
>  in the project
>  3- so i didn't use A.jar in my classpath to avoid conflicts
>  4- But B.jar (that i need absolutely) is compiled with A.jar inside so
>  when i lauch the build file, i've got a problem because it loads the
>  class from A.jar to compile and not the class defined in the
>  project :-(
It sounds like they have a need for a branch from a certain release.
Find out when that is.

If they don't have already have a branch, they seem to need one.

Get the old version of all the jars from the repository, with that
release date, put it in the new branch.

Add in changes to that branch.

>  when we build it with JBuilder2006 (yes, some entreprises olds
>  JBuilder!) it works.
>  So my question is:
>  is it possible to use preferred class loaded in the javac task?? i would
>  like to exclude from the classpath a class loaded from A.jar via B.jar :
>  possible ???
>  regards
>  supareno
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