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From Rick McGuire <>
Subject Re: Server startup fails with Sun JDK 1.5, xalan missing
Date Fri, 17 Nov 2006 09:55:46 GMT
Jacek Laskowski wrote:
> On 11/17/06, Rakesh Midha <> wrote:
>> Only thiing I am worried about is the Classloader, I think there will be
>> change in classloader loading xerces classes,  if it is done via
>> \lib\endorsed. I don't see it as a problem as the classloader is
>> hierarchical and to us it won't make any difference. Right?
> If I'm correct in my understanding of how classloaders work in JVM,
> endorsed directory is loaded by the system class loader or its direct
> child. Geronimo builds its classloader infra on top of them so there
> should not be an issue with us having Xalan in endorsed dir similarly
> to the Yoko jars.
That's correct, the endorsed directories are essentially prepended to 
the bootstrap classpath. 

> Jacek

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