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pradeepta chopra
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Joined: Jul 05, 2008
Posts: 137
given the following directory structure



current directory is bin
when i run the following command it gives an error

javac -cp test\myApp test\GetJar.java

Error:cannot access Foo.java
Bad class file test\myApp\Foo.java
file does not contain class Fooplease remove or make sure it appears in the current subdirectory of the classpath.



what does the above error mean??
Ankit Garg
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Joined: Aug 03, 2008
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modify your command as

javac -cp test test\GetJar.java

then try it...


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pradeepta chopra
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Joined: Jul 05, 2008
Posts: 137
Now it says
cannot find symbol
symbol:class FOO

Ankit Garg
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Joined: Aug 03, 2008
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just archive the whole directory and upload it on rapidshare. Then provide a link so that I can solve your problem...
joseph gonzales
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Joined: Jun 21, 2008
Posts: 6
Hi pradeepta

try to import myApp.Foo; in the GetJar class because the Foo.java is located in different package and because of that GetJar class cannot able to find the Foo class. I've tried this and it works fine..




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[ November 06, 2008: Message edited by: joseph gonzales ]
saiharsha peddinti
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Joined: Nov 06, 2008
Posts: 2
Hi Pradeepta,

Better import the Package in which we have the Foo.java or else give the complete path of Foo after Extends statement as


public class GetJar extends myapp.Foo

or
include import myapp;


the problem you are facing here is that the GetJar tries to extend Foo which GetJar supposes that it will be in the same package but there is no Foo avaialble in test; instead it is present in sub package myapp.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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