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Need of class-path(Enviorment variable) setting in java..?

lokesh pattajoshi
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Hi,

Can anybody tell me what is the need of java class path setting.Other software runs without any class path setting but it is strange that java can't run without class path setting..Your answer will be appreciated.

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Lokesh Kumar Pattajoshi
Christophe Verré
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You'll find some explanations here.


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lokesh pattajoshi
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Thanks Christophe for your valuable information.
fred rosenberger
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Just to be pedantic, there is no such thing as a "class-path" or "class path". The correct name of the environment variable is "classpath".


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lokesh pattajoshi
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