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I've Isolated My Problem Down To This

Gary Farms
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Joined: Jun 24, 2000
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If I run any Java program in my c:\java, I get the NoSuchMethodError for main. Somehow, main is not getting recognized at run-time.
However, if I copy my Gary.java source program to c:\java\com\gfarms\geometry and add the following statement
at the top of the file:
package com.gfarms.geometry; then compile Gary.java in c:\java\com\gfarms\geometry and run it by saying:
java com.gfarms.geometry.Gary it runs!!
Junilu Lacar
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Joined: Feb 26, 2001
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Gary,
Check your CLASSPATH environment variable and make sure you have "." (the current directory) listed in it, as in ".;c:\java" . I think I had the same problem once and that was the cause.

[This message has been edited by JUNILU LACAR (edited June 20, 2001).]


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Cindy Glass
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Lay you odds that there is another Gary.class out there that does not have a main that is getting picked up from the classpath. When you don't SPECIFICALLY say which class file to run by using the package, the OTHER one gets run and you get an error.


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Junilu Lacar
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You could be right Cindy, maybe the error I got before was a "class not found" error
 
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