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Class Path Issues

Abiodun Adisa
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Joined: Jan 17, 2002
Posts: 495
I am trying to run this file as a BAT . but its not finding the classes that i set in the class path. Pls what can be the problem

This is the BAt file
SET CLASSPATH=c:\classs\WsClient4Axis.jar;c:\classs\jaxrpc.jar;c:\classs\webservices.jar

java -jar Abiodun.jar


and here is the error

C:\>java -jar Abiodun.jar
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: javax/xml/rpc/Service

I can conveniently run this in eclipse with the Jar files above
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Joined: Jul 08, 2003
Posts: 24195

If you use the -jar switch, the CLASSPATH (as well as the -cp and -classpath switches) are all ignored. That's the way it's supposed to work -- an application jar shouldn't have any external dependencies.

Instead, add that jar to the classpath and start the app by explicitly naming the main class, without the -jar switch.

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