RFT playback results in "NoClassDefFoundError" error
Attempts to playback IBM Rational Functional Tester (RFT) script when a class in an external jar tries to load an RFT class results in "A NoClassDefFoundError" exception.
The RFT classloader does not include RFT jar files in the class path if the datastore definition file is missing.
Resolving the problem
Add a resources\DatastoreDefinition.rftdsd to every jar that contains classes that depend on RFT classes as the file cannot be empty:
- Copy a resources\DatastoreDefinition.rftdsd from an existing RFT project folder
- Remove any project-specific values from resources\DatastoreDefinition.rftdsd
Note: See the attached jar1.jar file as an example.
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More support for:
Rational Functional Tester
Software version: 7.0, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206
Operating system(s): Linux, Windows
Reference #: 1281698
Modified date: 02 November 2007
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