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Raja Sathci

Joined: Sep 16, 2005
Posts: 10
I have set an jar file in a Windows environment variable classpath. Have also confirmed the changes by running the command
echo %classpath%
it does show the jar file.
But however when i run the command java -jar jarfilename it says " unable to access jarfile"

Can any one please help how to overcome this issue

Thanks in advance.

Paul Clapham

Joined: Oct 14, 2005
Posts: 19864

If you're using "java -jar" then your classpath is completely irrelevant.

Are you sure you copied and pasted the error message exactly? That looks more like a paraphrase to me.
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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