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problem with using javac -d ?

shoeb sayyed
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Joined: Mar 14, 2010
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the structure of my files are as follows



i want to have .class file to be stored in E:\AqanTech\WebApp1\WEB-INF\classes\ after compilation

i am trying to compile it using javac -d .\classes ..\src\*.java while i am in E:\AqanTech\WebApp1\WEB-INF\src

it gives me an error which is attached in the file

Can you please help me with that?

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  • shoeb sayyed
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    Joined: Mar 14, 2010
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    E:\AqanTech\WebApp1\WEB-INF\src>javac -d .\classes ..\src\*.java
    ..\src\ error while writing S1: .\classes\S1.class (The system cannot
    find the path specified)
    public class S1 extends HttpServlet

    I just pasted the error from the command Prompt Window

    please someone help me with this?
    Marco Pacini

    Joined: Mar 16, 2010
    Posts: 5
    Try to compile it using "javac -d E:\AqanTech\WebApp1\WEB-INF\classes\ *.java" while you are in E:\AqanTech\WebApp1\WEB-INF\src.
    Rob Spoor

    Joined: Oct 27, 2005
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    Add the JAR file that includes the servlet classes (servlet-api.jar?) to your class path when compiling as well as the classes folder:

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