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From David Jencks <>
Subject Re: Reducing the size of the minimal-tomcat-server footprint
Date Sat, 18 Feb 2006 16:16:25 GMT

On Feb 18, 2006, at 7:33 AM, Jeff Genender wrote:

> David Jencks wrote:
>>>> +---xerces
>>>> |   \---jars
>>>> |           xercesImpl-2.6.2.jar
>>>> |           xmlParserAPIs-2.2.1.jar
>>>>     ... I need to figure out how these are getting included
>>> Those are also duped in the endorsed directory, but I think it  
>>> may be
>>> very difficult to get rid of these right now.
>> I think we'd have do delete xerces by hand.  I believe these are  
>> getting
>> pulled in as dependencies of j2ee-system which are also copied  
>> into the
>> endorsed dir.  Preventing them from getting copied into the repo  
>> won't
>> work :-), but deleting them later might be ok.  We might remove
>> everything in lib from the repo.
> This will probably break Tomcat is you remove these.  The Digester  
> needs
> these XML libs.

Doesn't it need them in the classpath or in the endorsed directory  
rather than specifically in the repo?  right now we have 2 copies of  
these and probably everything in lib.  I at least am proprosing  
removing only the copy in the repo.

david jencks

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