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From Mark Thomas <>
Subject Re: tomcat-util.jar
Date Sat, 02 Oct 2010 11:08:30 GMT
On 02/10/2010 09:25, Pid wrote:
> Hi,
> The tomcat-util.jar has a subset of the o.a.t.util sub-packages, namely
> 'res' and 'scan'.  All of the rest of the util package is in
> tomcat-coyote.jar.
> The tomcat-api.jar has only 4 classes.
> Is there a reason for this separation, or could/should it be reorganised?

Yes. It is to do with dependencies. Some folks re-use some components
(e.g. Jasper) and we try to ensure they only have to use the JARs they
need. The pom files should help explain this.


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