[fedora-java] Why no Class-Path manifest attribute?
adinn at redhat.com
Wed May 29 09:35:10 UTC 2013
On 29/05/13 10:30, Andrew Haley wrote:
> On 05/29/13 10:13, Florian Weimer wrote:
>> The existence of the Class-Path attribute is not widely known, and I was
>> surprised to see it mentioned in the policy.
> Yes it is, it's very well-known, and is almost universally rejected.
> It bakes hard paths into jarfiles and overrides -classpath. In other
> words, it has similar disadvantages to -RPATH.
> It's not really suitable for any use, IMO.
I was about post exactly the same response but Andrew beat me to it.
I'll just underline
_almost universally rejected_
_not really suitable for any use_
Hope that helps ;-)
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