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Where does it gets one JVM ?

Sabyasachi Chowdhury
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Joined: Jul 22, 2004
Posts: 7
When I write a java class and put its class file in a server then the server loeads it and executes it.

But when I write a simple java class which has a public static void main method...and when I run it from the comand prompt by typing java HelloWorld how does its gets a JVM?

Sabya
Jeff Bosch
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Joined: Jul 30, 2003
Posts: 805
Somewhere there's a PATH statement that lists the path to the java.exe binary executable. The classpath I believe always includes the current working directory, designated by a period in the CLASSPATH statement...


Give a man a fish, he'll eat for one day. Teach a man to fish, he'll drink all your beer.
Cheers, Jeff (SCJP 1.4, SCJD in progress, if you can call that progress...)
 
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