fop.jar and classpath

Randy McMurchy randy at
Wed Feb 24 08:33:50 PST 2010

lux-integ wrote these words on 02/24/10 09:56 CST:
> I am planning to to install a program than needs fop,  is it wise to set  
> CLASSPATH= $CLASSPATH:/opt/fop/build/fop.jar

No, it is not required. That is why the book shows to put FOP_HOME
in your environment. I've never had to add any FOP stuff to the
CLASSPATH for it to work properly.

>  Is it wise to update CLASSPATH   like so for example?:-
>  export
>  CLASSPATH=$CLASSPATH:/opt/fop-0.95/lib/commons-logging-1.0.4.jar:/opt/fop-0
> .95/lib/xercesImpl-2.7.1.jar:ETC

No, see above answer.


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