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cannot find symbol - compiler error?

Anuradha Prasanna
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I have a java pgm, "test.java" in "C:\MyProjects\beerV1" folder



and the "BeerExpert.class" file in "C:\MyProjects\beerV1\classes\com\example\model" folder

which contains,

package com.example.model;



so when i try compiling the "test.java" as below i get the, "cannot find symbol" error as below,

C:\MyProjects\beerV1>javac -cp classes test.java
test.java:4: cannot find symbol
symbol : class BeerExpert
location: class test
new BeerExpert();

1 error

can anyone please tell me how to compile the "test.java" file, which uses the "BeerExpert.class" file?


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Please do not crosspost -- it wastes people's time and effort.


http://www.coderanch.com/t/485864/Programmer-Certification-SCJP/certification/cannot-find-symbol-compiler-error

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