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compiling package problem

Rob Petterson
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Joined: Jan 23, 2002
Posts: 149
I don't understand where I'm going wrong here.
I've got 2 classes in the same package, one of which (DBAccess.java) accesses the other class Coins.java
In the dos prompt I change the working directory to where the java files are located and then type this command:
javac -classpath .com/project/databases/DBAccess.java
When I hit enter, it executes the command and gives the impression that it has compiled both java files. When I do dir, it hasn't created any class files??
Any ideas???


Rob Petterson
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Charles Rector
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Joined: Feb 18, 2003
Posts: 14
I believe the .class files will have been created in the com/project/databases/ folder.


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Rob Petterson
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Joined: Jan 23, 2002
Posts: 149
I'm afraid not.
Sangeeta Murthy
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Joined: Feb 19, 2003
Posts: 3
Why do you have a dot before com?
If you are compling the java files from the folder where they are then they shouldn't they be compiled like this:
javac com.abc.folder.*.java ?
 
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