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Old 05-02-2008, 10:27 AM   #1
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how to create jar files with symbolic links


I need to create jar files with symbolic links inside.
When i make jar files the pointed file is added to the jar archive instead of the link.
 
Old 05-03-2008, 06:30 AM   #2
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You can't as jar files are designed to be portable but symbolic links aren't implemented in all OSes supporting the JVM.

You can use the zip -y option to preserve the symlinks but java won't use them.
 
  


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