Use space as path separator for Manifest Class-Path attributes

Andrew Haley
Tue Feb 15 21:52:00 GMT 2005

Mark Wielaard writes:
 > Hi,
 > While merging and testing URLClassLoader in GNU Classpath I noticed that
 > all all MANIFEST.MF files I could find use a space " " as path
 > separator. This is also what the JCLv1 supplement says
 > should be used.
 > 2005-02-15  Mark Wielaard  <>
 >        * java/net/ (JarURLLoader.JarURLLoader): Just use
 >        space for parsing CLASS_PATH attribute.
 > This makes gij -jar work for jar files that contain a CLASS_PATH
 > attribute with more then one element.
 > OK to commit?

It seems quite perverse not to allow "path.separator" as a separator
as well.  Are you sure about this?


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