Hi I downloaded the Sun J2EE tutorial bundle and I've installed it and now I'm try to compile it with ant, following the included instructions. The compiler trips up on a line in one of the example classes in a subdirectory called \src\ejb\confirmer where there are 4 files: Confirmer.java ConfirmerClient.java ConfirmerHome.java ConfirmerBean.java and it says: D:\java\j2eetutorial\examples\src\ejb\confirmer\ConfirmerClient.java:14: '.' expected import Confirmer; ^ I'm not quite sure what the problem is - either it can't find the class in the same directory (which I think means I need to put it in my CLASSPATH? How do I do that in NT?) or something else entirely. I'd appreciate any feedback. Regards Adam Hardy
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I played around with it and found that if I remove those offending import statements, it compiles. But then it falls over on the next file, with exactly the same type of import statement.
Are you using the beta version of Java SDK 1.4? I had some trouble with some of my import statements when I switched from 1.3. I think the problem is that it doesn't make sense to import a class into another class when they are both in the same default package. The updated compiler recognizes this error, because it expects that every import statement will include a '.'. For example: import java.io.*; // This is ok import aClassInSamePackage; // This is NOT ok I wrote a perl script to fix this problem in the code I'm maintaining, since there are over 60 .java files in the program. It pulls out the bad import statements. If you would like the script, email me and I'll send it to you.
subject: doesn't like an import statement in a j2ee tutorial app