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Problem with Assertions

kiran vydhyam
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Joined: Jul 22, 2004
Posts: 7
I have a package named A which has two source files in it one is test1.java and test2.java ,this package is in C:\ and ,I have used assertion facility in two of them.Now I want to enable assertions through package level,in turn which enables assertions in two source files.

After compiling two files separately ,I used
java -ea:A test1 ---This gives me NoClassDefFoundError A/test

Why is this??
Dirk Schreckmann
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Joined: Dec 10, 2001
Posts: 7023
After compiling, where did your class files end up? They need to be in a directory named A, which needs to be locatable through the CLASSPATH.


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kiran vydhyam
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Joined: Jul 22, 2004
Posts: 7
I have a folder c:\j2sdk1.2_04\bin\javaexamples1\A
I can see the class files are in the A folder and I have specified the classpath as c:\j2sdk1.2_04\bin\javaexamples1.

But I have a doubt here,when I run this command java -ea:A test should my current directory show c:\j2sdk1.2_04\bin\javaexamples1\A or just c:\j2sdk1.2_04\bin\javaexamples1.

Thanks.
Sonny Gill
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Joined: Feb 02, 2002
Posts: 1211

I havent used assertions much but in general,
If you are in directory <root_dir> , and you have a class A.test in directory A under <root_dir>,

You need to be in <root_dir>, and call javac from there
javac A.test

and your classpath should include <root_dir>

HTH


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