Re: fix for issue 924 (merging the JSF api and impl jar into a single jar)

From: Andy Schwartz <>
Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2010 11:24:18 -0500

Hi Sheetal -

On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 3:38 PM, Sheetal Vartak
<> wrote:

>> API classes should not reference implementation (com.sun.faces)
>> classes directly.  One of the main reasons for the very common
>> practice of splitting API and implementation into separate jars is to
>> avoid exactly this sort of reverse dependency.
> I agree with you on this as well. Since I have exhausted all viable solutions that I know of, would love to hear if there is a better way to approach this.

The current direction of relying on a jar merge to fix this issue
misses the root cause of the problem. I have updated issue 1826 with
detailed thoughts on this.