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simple compiling problem

 
John Eric Hamacher
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It's been awhile since I've compiled at the command line. My file Demo.java is in the same directory as the jar (spsswdemo.jar) it depends on. So I type:

javac -classpath ".;spsswdemo.jar" Demo.java

But this doesn't work. Demo cannot find classes in the jar (I checked, they are there)

Somebody please straighten me out on this matter!

Thanks

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I had a look at the java tool website where it tells you about the -classpath option, and this link about classpaths. I don't think you need to specify . when adding to the classpath, and I don't think you are supposed to use quotes.

Try missing out the .; bit or the "s and if that doesn't work try the absolute classpath for spsswdemo.jar, ie starting with C:\
 
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Thanks. The problem turned out to be the lack import statements in the Demo class. I love to download demos of a product that are broken!

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You're welcome
 
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