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From Sachin Patel <>
Subject Re: deployment plan classloading question
Date Fri, 08 Jul 2005 23:53:40 GMT
Woops you're right, I just too noticed that I was comparing the System 
and Server :) The Server classpath was infact resolved correctly. 
Thanks for the correction.

I did include the lib jars but still having issues.  I think also the 
repository location is ok as I see...

19:10:48,121 INFO  [ReadOnlyRepository] Repository root is 

I'll keep digging, I'm sure its something small I'm overlooking. Let me 
start from scratch and I'll post the exceptions I'm getting.


David Jencks wrote:
> I dont' think you have successfully located the problem.  The system  
> plan doesn't have any dependencies, so the message is appropriate.  You  
> are comparing the System and Server classpaths.
> IIUC the System configuration does rely on a manifest classpath entry  
> in server.jar that includes many of the jars in lib.  Perhaps including  
> those in an eclipse property would help?
> You can definitely implement a different Repository that looks  
> elsewhere, but I'm not sure that is advisable simply for use in  
> eclipse.  It might be useful to have one that looks directly in your  
> local maven repository.  IIUC the current Repository uses the system  
> info gbean to locate the geronimo repository.
> thanks
> david jencks
> On Jul 8, 2005, at 4:31 PM, Sachin Patel wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm looking at the System deployment plan and the section where the  
>> dependencies are being defined.  The entries contain relative paths  
>> which in an install image resolve back into the "repository" folder,  
>> as expected.
>> (1) Is there any way at startup I can specify a different location on  
>> the filesystem where these relative paths can be attempted to be  
>> resolved? Is there a system variable that can be set?
>> (2) Would someone mind pointing me in the code where these dependency  
>> entries are loaded and resolved?...
>> Where I'm trying to go with this is to create a true development  
>> environment using Eclipse, so that the server can be launched within  
>> the IDE without having to do a remote debug connection.
>> The blocking issue I'm currently having is that when the server is  
>> starting and the configurations are loaded the classpath's don't  
>> resolve and the debug statement says...
>> 19:10:47,901 DEBUG [Configuration] ClassPath for  
>> org/apache/geronimo/System resolved to []
>> rather then...
>> 17:58:01,712 DEBUG [Configuration] ClassPath for  
>> org/apache/geronimo/Server resolved to  
>> [file:/C:/geronimo-snapshot/repository/geronimo-spec/jars/geronimo- 
>> spec-j2ee-1.4-rc4.jar,  
>> file:/C:/geronimo-snapshot/repository/geronimo-spec/jars/geronimo- 
>> spec-j2ee-jacc-1.0-rc4.jar,  
>> file:/C:/geronimo-snapshot/repository/geronimo/jars/geronimo- 
>> activation-1.0-SNAPSHOT.jar,  
>> file:/C:/geronimo-snapshot/repository/geronimo/jars/geronimo-j2ee-1.0- 
>> SNAPSHOT.jar,
>> ....
>> If there was a way to specify a different absolute path to be used to  
>> append to the relative paths, I think I would be golden!
>> Thanks in advance.
>> Sachin.

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