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From "Rob S." <>
Subject RE: Extending Server.xml configurability (for additional classpaths)
Date Wed, 29 Aug 2001 04:08:54 GMT
> > I've seen lots of discussion on the user list desiring the
> ability to have
> > additional classpaths available to web applications, but not necessarily
> > available to all web apps.

...mainly because people don't take the time to understand the class loading
mechanism, and ask for things they wouldn't otherwise, if they knew what was
going on =)  This happens a lot of times when people are learning new

> My conclusion, then, is that this change (to ignore the CLASSPATH
> environment variable) was very positive, and it would be *extremely*
> difficult to convince me to go back to the problem-causing approach.

+100000000000000000 (to ignore CLASSPATH)

- r

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