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From Johan Peeters <johan.peet...@alcatel.be>
Subject Re: zip files
Date Tue, 08 Aug 2000 07:28:43 GMT
How do you modify the filename filter?

Yo

Jason Pell wrote:

> Thinking about it again, I would imagine that all that would be required is
> the modification of the
> filename filter for the WEB-INF\lib directory to include jar files.  But I
> wonder whether this is
> supported by the Servlets 2.2 standard?
>
> Anyone know?
>
> Johan Peeters wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > A source of small nuisance in this otherwise fine product: some vendors
> > supply their class files in other (legal) formats than jar - Oracle, for
> > example, supplies .zip files. At present .zip files do not appear to be
> > put in the classpath if they are in the web-inf/lib directory.
> >
> > While on the subject of Oracle files in the lib directory, Jason Rumney
> > mentioned in a previous post that there he had some doubts as to whether
> > they could go in there. I have lightly tested this (after renaming the
> > .zip file to .jar :-), and it appears to work. It remains to be seen
> > whether it continues to do so when used in anger - it is my
> > understanding that Oracle supplies implementations of interfaces in
> > these zip files. So that should be OK. Anyone any views on this?
> >
> > Best Wishes,
> >
> > Yo
> >
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Johan Peeters mailto:johan.peeters@alcatel.be
Software Architect - Net Commerce
Alcatel - Gen. De Wittelaan 11 A bus 1 - 2800 Mechelen - Belgium
Phone: +32 15 29 3427 Fax: +32 3 240 4800



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