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Winston Smith
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Joined: Jun 06, 2003
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I'm currently using j2sdk1.4 and I'd like to use some of the libraries in the enterprise edition, such as javax.servlet.http.*. How do I add library files from enterprise edition to my current j2sdk? Or do I need to use j2ee as a development environment?

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Barry Gaunt
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Joined: Aug 03, 2002
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The easiest way is to install the J2EE SDK and include the %J2EE_HOME%\lib\j2ee.jar file on your CLASSPATH. The J2EE API documention comes combined with the J2EE SDK, you will need that too.
That reminds me I haven't done it on my new PC myself yet.

OK done it. I used the J2EE 1.3.1 SDK so my J2EE_HOME variable is set to c:\j2sdkee1.3.1
[ August 08, 2003: Message edited by: Barry Gaunt ]

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Elam Daly

Joined: Aug 09, 2003
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I don't think you need to do anything.
I have only the j2sdk1.4.2 on my systems, and servlets work fine. In fact, I have no j2ee.jar anywhere on my system.
But I'm a java noob, so I could be wrong.
Dirk Schreckmann

Joined: Dec 10, 2001
Posts: 7023
What do you mean by "servlets work fine"?
To compile a Servlet, the compiler must be able to find the necessary packages and class files. Sometimes these are found in the j2ee.jar and sometimes they are found in a Servlet.jar (which is included with a Tomcat installation).

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Dirk Schreckmann

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Winston Smith,
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[ August 15, 2003: Message edited by: Dirk Schreckmann ]
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