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-classpath & -sourcepath

Angela D'souza
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what is difference between -classpath option and -sourcepath option?
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Angela
jason adam
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Sourcepath tells javac where to grab the source code from.
Classpath tells javac where to grab other class files that will allow your source code to compile.
 
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