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From "Jacek Laskowski" <>
Subject Re: EAR Independence
Date Mon, 25 Feb 2008 22:55:24 GMT
On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 4:38 AM, Kevan Miller <> wrote:

> Placing jars in your ear's lib directory will make their classes available
> to the ear classloader, but system classloaders will still have priority
> over your ear classloader.
> You'll still need to invert classloading or hide classes for this to work.
> Parent classloaders will still have priority... Something like
>     <hidden-classes>
>       <filter></filter>
>     </hidden-classes>
> or
>    <inverse-classloading>
> Sounds like you've tried using inverse-classloading. What problems have you
> encountered?

Doh, completely forgot about this nifty features. Thanks Kevan! I
think it's time to have a wiki page about how to deploy apps with jars
that are in different version than those provided by Geronimo.  It's
an excellent approach to get more involved in Geronimo development.
Anyone fancy looking into it?


Jacek Laskowski

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