If you need to find out where is a certain class loaded from or where a class has loaded a resource (typically a configuration file) from, you can use the JSP below – just put it to your web app and point a browser to it.
Note: The resource loading tracking assumes that the loading class uses
getClass().getResource – this doesn’t need to be always the case, it could also use the context class loader (
Thread.currentThread().getContextClassLoader()) or load it as a system resource (
Update 08/11/06: You can now get the ClassLoaderViewer.jsp from SF.net.