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From Pid <...@pidster.com>
Subject Re: Updating JAR META-INF/resources at runtime
Date Thu, 28 Jul 2011 08:03:56 GMT
On 28/07/2011 08:31, Pid wrote:
> On 27/07/2011 17:06, David Wolverton wrote:
>> Thanks Ognjen,
>>
>> Using 'reloadable' does cause the resources to update. However, this is not
>> the solution I am looking for because it does this by reloading the webapp.
> 
> The classloader initialises at loadtime, in order to release resources
> and load new ones, the classloader has to be reinitialised.

Well, kinda.  (That's imprecise, blame a lack of coffee.)


p

> The URLClassLoader has an .addURL() method, but no corresponding
> .removeURL() method, so there's no way to ensure that class
> archive/resource has been released, without entirely replacing the
> classloader.
> 
>> It can take a lot of time for the webapp to restart and cause other side
>> effects, so I would prefer not to have to do this.
>>
>> Anyone have any other insight? Should I file a bugzilla feature request?
> 
> To do what?
> 
> 
> p
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