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Problem in setting CLASSPATH

 
Pranav Pal
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I have set an environmental variable CLASSPATH which has the value .;C:\Java\jdk5.0\lib\dt.jar;C:\Java\jdk5.0\lib\tools.jar;C:\Java\jdk5.0\lib\servlet-api.jar;C:\Java\jdk5.0\lib\jsp-api.jar

Now I am trying to compile a servlet like:

> javac -classpath E:\ABC\classes XYZServlet.java

In this case I am getting error that package javax.servlet.* not found

And if I do not spcify the -classpath option then I got error:
package com.exampe.model not found

where my servlet has the foolowing line:
import com.example.model.*;

Thus, only one classpath is read.
How to use both the packages?
 
Christophe Verré
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Don't worry, the command line does not override your CLASSPATH setting. What is under E:\ABC\classes ? Your java files ? With your command line, I expect to see something like E:\ABC\classes\com\example\model. Are your source files there ?

Another thing, is this a typo ? "package com.exampe.model not found". The "l" in example is missing.
 
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That was a typing mistake only(in this post)...

If command line does not override the CLASSPATH setting, then why it is the case that I am getting "package javax.servlet not found" when I am specifying -classpath option in the command line and I am getting "package com.example.model not found" instead of "package javax.servlet not found" when I am not specifying the -classpath option.

I have put my .java(helper classes, not servlets) files in E:\ABC\src\com\example\model and my .class files for these .java files are in E:\ABC\classes\com\example\model
 
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Oops, apologizes. It will override your environment variable. You'll have to use one or the other. Look at this FAQ, and set the current directory "." in the CLASSPATH too. Then compile from the root of your source directory.
 
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Thanks for the reply, Christophe
 
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