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I'm writing my first java application which doesn't use odbc. (Up till now I've been writing servlets which run under Tomcat). I'm using the mm mysql driver. I've tried putting the jar file under the jdk1.3\lib & jdk1.3\lib\ext. Do I need to use the "classpath" variable (I'm using windows 2000)? I already have a "java_home" variable which I created for Tomcat, does this do anything for applications? Steve
If the problem is with using Tomcat, have a look at this thread. Dave.
Joined: Dec 18, 2000
I already have it working under Tomcat (I put the jdbc driver jar file in "jakarta\lib"). My problem is that I'm trying to write an "application". I've since found that I can make it work by using the "-classpath" option when using the "java" command to run the program. I had read that if you place the jar files into "jdk\jre\lib\ext", and create a "java_home" environment variable pointing to the jdk, then the "java" command will pick up the jar files.