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javax.sql package error

Yell Srik
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Joined: Mar 10, 2004
Posts: 61
I have jdk1.3 installed on my machine.

When i executed a JDBC program on my machine, the errors i got were:
(1) "import java.sql.*" cannot be resolved
(2) "import javax.sql.DataSource" cannot be resolved.
On googling, i found the reason for this and then i downloaded the JDBC 2.0 Optional Package for jdk1.3 from Sun's website and installed it on my machine in the folder path: C:\jdk1.3\jre\lib\ext
and also added it to my classpath variable.

But when i run my JDBC program, it is still giving me the error
"import javax.sql.DataSource" cannot be resolved.

how can this be resolved?

Thanks in advance.
Janhavi Namshikar
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Joined: Sep 29, 2005
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Check if you have the j2ee.jar in the classpath.


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While you are checking the classpath, make sure you have your JDBC driver included at runtime.

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Maximilian Xavier Stocker
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I think you should scrap the classpath environment variable altogether and set the classpath as needed at run and compile times. How you managed to get a java.sql not found compile time error is a bit mysterious but it takes some doing to do that.
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