[jdom-interest] manifest missing main-class
jhunter at xquery.com
Tue Feb 10 20:06:03 PST 2004
Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote:
> At 4:46 PM -0800 2/10/04, Jason Hunter wrote:
>> Per the CHANGES.txt log:
>> Changed the MANIFEST.MF to no longer list Xerces in the Class-Path
>> entry, nor to have JDOMAbout as its Main-Class. This helps applet
>> deployment, but does remove the ability to do the cool "java -jar
> I'm curious. How does JDOMAbout and Main-Class get in the way of applets?
It was the Class-Path that actually caused the problem. With xerces.jar
there, the browser would try to fetch the JAR over the net. Without a
parser, the JDOMAbout we had couldn't be guaranteed to run.
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