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Static method and variables in 2 jars

 
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Hello,

I have a class with static methods and static variables.  Currently this class is part of a jar file that is running every hour.
I will need to develop a new project, this new project could reuse this static class. I will also create a jar file for this new project. This project is expected to be running every 20 minutes.

My question is. If the 2 jars run at the same time, Will it be any problem if both jars are using the same class with the same static methods and variables?
 
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Or, if the JAR is being used by two different applications running in the same application container, then the class will be loaded by a different class loader and you also won't have a problem.

Still, keep in mind that it's generally a bad idea to have static fields that aren't constants.
 
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