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From Matt Koss <>
Subject Re: dynamic class loading problem in 4.1.24
Date Thu, 15 May 2003 16:04:13 GMT
On Thursday 15 May 2003 3:10 pm, Shapira, Yoav wrote:
> Howdy,
> >How do I get an instance of tomcat classloader from my webapp ?
> Same way you would normally:
> Thread.currentThread().getContextClassLoader();
> Yoav Shapira

This works like a charm.
In the JarClassLoader class I set its parent to be 
Thread.currentThread().getContextClassLoader() and now it does not matter 
whether I load plugins from the standalone application or from within the 

Thanks for help


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