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Joined: Nov 22, 2008
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I am getting the following error whenever I run any ".class" file using "javac" -
Exception in the thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError : --------
I understand that this is with the class path. I am running windows98 and jdk 1.2.2. My classpath setting is -

rem *** Visual Cafe DE Trialsettings ***
rem *** End Visual Cafe DE Trialsettings ***
PATH D:\orawin95\bin;C:\JDK1.2.2\BIN;c:\jsdk2.0\lib\jsdk.jarD:\VisualCafeTrial\BIN;D:\VisualCafeTrial\JAVA\BIN

Any help will be highly appreciated.
paul wheaton

Joined: Dec 14, 1998
Posts: 20489

With javac? It seems to me that you would only want to pass .java files to javac, not .class files.

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Jesper Ottosson
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Joined: Mar 21, 2000
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If the class with the main-method has been compiled to a .class file named StartMain.class, type:
java StartMain
to run the app.
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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