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is it a broken JVM??

Hussein Baghdadi
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Hi ranchers.
you know that we put the extra Jar files in the ext dir.
I put Jars like : jdom.org, liquidlnf.jar, junit.org
the problem is the JVM is loading every jars in this dir except for the look and feel jars..
in my main class, I wrote:
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UIManager.setLookAndFeel("com.birosoft.liquid.LiquidLookAndFeel");
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the code is compiling fine, but when running it using the command:
java MajorClass
a ClassNotFoundException: com.birosoft.liquid.LiquidLookAndFeel
is thrown...
and if I wrote the command:
java -cp .;%JAVA_HOME%\jre\lib\ext\liquidlnf.jar MajorClass
the application works fine.
so what is the problem??
is there any problem with the JVM?
as I know, I should not point to the ext dir.
should I reinstall the sdk??
William Brogden
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I have heard of problems like this caused by the fact that your Java installation may well have a separate jre with its own ext directory hidden under the "Program Files." Which one does your PATH point to?
Bill
Hussein Baghdadi
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yes, I have :
D:\SDKSE which is the JAVA_HOME
and
Program Files\Java
my class path is (environment variable):
.;D:\SDKSE\lib\tools.jar;D:\SDKSE
and the Path:
D:\SDKSE\bin
I have tried the command:
java -Dswing.defaultlaf=com.birosoft.liquid.LiquidLookAndFeel MajorClass
and it dosen't work too....

what should I do???
 
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