Jar files locked by desinger

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Jar files locked by desinger

Postby ForceRs » Mon Aug 24, 2009 7:50 am

I have a catch-all jar file containing all of my image files.

I point my project to this file so that WBP can find the image files when I make calls like this to get them:

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final URL imgUrl2 = getClass().getResource("/TabNormal.gif");
final ImageIcon imageTabNormal = new ImageIcon(imgUrl2);

I use ANT to build the project. After opening a component in WBP and then trying to rebuild the image jar file, the build fails due to the image jar file being locked. Here is the ANT message:

C:\Documents and Settings\bjal1\eclipse3.2\vncfServer\build.xml:1210: Unable to delete file C:\Documents and Settings\bjal1\eclipse3.2\vncfServer\third\uiImages.jar

Unfortunately, even after closing ALL open eclipse tabs, I still cannot rebuild the image file and have to restart eclipse to get the ANT build to succeed -- the file is still help by WBP (or is it eclipse)?
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Re: Jar files locked by desinger

Postby Eric Clayberg » Mon Aug 24, 2009 11:03 am

My understanding is that Java itself (and thus Eclipse) keeps the jar open for the duration of the session.
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