Test's classpath and jar's from $JDK_HOME/lib/

Filipp Zhinkin filipp.zhinkin at oracle.com
Fri Nov 21 09:13:02 UTC 2014

On 11/19/2014 10:56 PM, Jonathan Gibbons wrote:
> On 11/19/2014 04:50 AM, Filipp Zhinkin wrote:
>> Hi,
>> it there a way to put jars from $JDK_HOME/lib/ (sa-jdi.jar for example)
>> into test's classpath like it is possible to do with jars from a location
>> relative to TEST.ROOT or test.src using @library tag?
>> Of course it is possible to write custom driver class that will copy
>> required jars to CWD or will wrap javac and java commands and
>> will itself substitute required jars to their classpaths.
>> But maybe a simpler approach already exist?
>> // BTW, $JDK_HOME/lib/tools.jar is already in tests' classpath. ;)
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Filipp.
> Just checking -- I presume these jar files are not on the standard 
> bootclasspath, right?
> If not, then right now, there is no easy way to do this.
That's sad.

> -- Jon

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