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-classpath is an unrecognized option

John Davis
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Joined: Nov 02, 2000
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In the C:\mqWinInstall directory, I have the .class that I want to run and a bat file which reads as follows:

When I run the batch file, I receive an error message:

C:\mqWinInstall>C:\mqWinInstall\jre\bin\java.exe -classpath="C:\mqWinInstall"
Unrecognized option: -classpath=C:\mqWinInstall
Could not create the Java virtual machine.

why is -classpath an unrecognized option?
John Davis
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Joined: Nov 02, 2000
Posts: 189
Never mind. Sorry to bother you. I obsfucated the environment setting a la set CLASSPATH=xyz with the -classpath option.
I agree. Here's the link:
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