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From "Morrison, John" <>
Subject RE: Splitting up optional.jar
Date Thu, 18 Jul 2002 07:24:52 GMT
> From: Stefan Bodewig []
> On Wed, 17 Jul 2002, Steve Loughran <> wrote:
> > 1. I understand why you are breaking it up by dependency, but IMO it
> > should be broken up by functionality, and each jar can have its own
> > dependencies (or not)
> This would make Jose Alberto's "classpath is getting too long"
> argument even stronger, wouldn't it?

Couldn't the first thing that the core ant do is construct it's own
classloader and populate it with the optional jars?  Then all it would
need to know is where they were all stored.  Parameter/env var...


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