On Sat, Jan 06, 2007 at 02:48:52AM +0100, Christian Geisert wrote:
> Simon Pepping schrieb:
> >According to the documentation page fop may be run as:
> >
> >"java -jar build/fop.jar".
> >
> >In our own bin packages that does not work, because the manifest file
> >lists the libraries without a path. Does that have a special reason?
> >I think it would be better to change it to ../lib/xxx.jar.
> 
> Did you try to run it this way? It works for me (due to some dynamic 
> classpath magic done by Jeremias).
> 
> See http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=38821 for some info.

I see, it is a done discussion. I tend to agree with Werner Donné's
former point of view, viz. that the bin package needs to be
consistent. The classpath mechanism is a distribution level
mechanism. If we do not want to make it work in our bin distribution,
we might as well omit it entirely. But that brings me back to
Jeremias' original implementation, and that ground was covered in the
discussion as well.

As it is, I will adapt the relevant section in the running FOP web
page.

Regards, Simon

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Simon Pepping
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