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Java On CDROM

zniter goh
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Joined: Sep 23, 2001
Posts: 29
hi....
can i install java virutal machine on the cd itself??? so users that does not have the virtual machine still can run the program within the cd rom...
thx..
Cindy Glass
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Joined: Sep 29, 2000
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Sure, why not. Just include a JRE on the CD and be sure that when you invoke your application, that you set the classpath to point at the JRE on the CD.
However, you might have to be deal with the problem, that not everyones CD is on the same drive. Here my CD in on the E: drive. At home my CD is on the G: drive. So you are going to need to have someway of changing that drive in the classpath parameter in the .bat file or script that you use to fire up your application.
[ January 16, 2002: Message edited by: Cindy Glass ]

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