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kosta.krauth (at gmail)

Netbeansify classpath library ordering

Reported by kosta.krauth (at gmail) | November 1st, 2010 @ 11:19 AM

The default behaviour of netbeansify is to set the libraries present in the application's lib folder first, and play framework libraries afterwards. This effectively means that play's libraries will (by default) always override user's libraries.

I believe this is counter-intuitive. If a user decides to use a different version of a library from the one that the framework uses, this decision should be respected. In my particular example, I need to use a bleeding edge version of gson due to a bug that was resolved a few days ago. The version included with play is already one release behind, and will most likely stay that way.

As a result, every time I use netbeansify I have to manually rearrange the order of classpath libraries in order to have my own override play's own.

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