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Thread: xml file in JAR archive vs xml in classes folder

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    I just started a new position at a company and have been setting up my dev box for a couple weeks. I working on java at the college that I went to but I never worked on any big projects. The project I am currently working on uses tomcat and struts (two that I have touched base on but thats about it (am learning how they work)). So we have a lot of JAR libraries and some of them have some XML files in them that I need to edit. Well I have done this and just edited the xml files in the jar. but what if I were to create the XML files under the WEB-INF/classes dir instead of editing the WEB-INF/lib/name.jar/file.xml. So instead of editing:
    WEB-INF/lib/name.jar/file.xml
    could I create this file in the class dir
    WEB-INF/lib/file.xml
    I am guessing that this is not possible as I would think everything would be read from the xml files within the JAR file. But honestly I am not positive and thats why I am wondering.

    Since I have never worked in an environment this big it can be a bit intimidating compared to my normal smaller apps I would write in school. Please let me know or if you could point me in the right direction, thanks


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    Default Re: xml file in JAR archive vs xml in classes folder

    Yes the files will be read from the JAR file unlike your java classes which takes priority from classes folder.

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