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palkiwala patil

Joined: Jan 28, 2004
Posts: 3
where in the java tool kit we find java lang class file
Vicken Karaoghlanian
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Joined: Jul 21, 2003
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java.lang is not a class file, it is a package. All the classes in this package are implicitly imported by the compiler to every source file you write.
You can search the java api doc here for more information about the java.lang package.

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palkiwala patil

Joined: Jan 28, 2004
Posts: 3
i ment when the tools jar file is unpacked where do we find the classes of java.lang package String.class
Dirk Schreckmann

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Typically, the J2SE classes are all jarred up in a file named "rt.jar".

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Marilyn de Queiroz

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If you want to look at the source, unjarring/unzipping the rt.jar file won't do you much good, since it is full of *.class files.

I suggest that you unjar/unzip the JAVA_HOME\ into the JAVA_HOME directory. Then you will be able to find the classes inside the java\lang\ subdir.

Otherwise, if you want to have local javadoc documentation, you need to download that separately from

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