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unix home user directory

Justyna Wozniak

Joined: Oct 04, 2006
Posts: 14
this question comes from JQPlus:

Consider the following two java files in /home/user directory:


package com.enthu;

class A





class B



The files are compiled using the following command line:

javac -d /home *.java

Where will the class files go?

The answer they give is:
"A.class in /home/com/enthu and B.class in /home/com/foo"

but I don't see why the and files are supposed to be visible to the compiler as the path is set to /home and not /home/user ?

Justyna Wozniak
Keith Lynn
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Joined: Feb 07, 2005
Posts: 2367
The path specified with -d simply indicates where the .class will be placed. It does not specify where the .java files are.
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