Hessian was extracted to a separate hessian.jar in the Resin dist a
while back, which made it possible to upgrade Hessian without changing
For some reason hessian was moved back into resin.jar.
Scott Ferguson wrote (2009-06-18 00:16):
> On Jun 17, 2009, at 2:10 PM, Rick Mann wrote:
>> On Jun 17, 2009, at 13:58:29, Scott Ferguson wrote:
>>> On Jun 17, 2009, at 1:48 PM, Rick Mann wrote:
>>>> If I download/build a separate Hessian library and drop it into my
>>>> INF/lib directory, will it get used instead of the one built-in to
>>> No, you need to put the replacement in the CLASSPATH (so it's loaded
>>> before the resin.jar).
>>> In Java, the parent classloaders have priority (that order is needed
>>> because of class cast issues.) So any hessian in WEB-INF/lib would
>> Hmm. I've always tried to steer far clear of putting anything on the
>> CLASSPATH when running servlet containers. I don't know if I learned
>> that back when I used Tomcat, or if it was something Resin
> Well, it's normally not a good idea, but it's how you would override
>> A better alternative would be for me to get to a place where I build
>> resin and run my build; this would allow me to insert logging to help
>> me figure out problems when I run into them all across resin, let
>> alone just Hessian. But Hessian is my most urgent need right now.
>> Are there instructions for building Resin anywhere?
> You should be able to just download the source and use ant. I think
> we cleared up the dependencies (with the exception of 'ant dist').
> -- Scott
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