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explain this line javac

ankittt agarwala
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javac -classpath c:\lib\servlet-api.jar;classes;. -d classes src\com\example\
i skipped the bold part of command and error ocurred com.example.modell directory not found
does it have any connection with the directory structure,i had written import com.example.modell in coding of actually.....
Campbell Ritchie

Joined: Oct 13, 2005
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Obviously some class you have a dependency on is in that classes directory

By the way, why are you mixing \ and /? You can usually get away with / instead of \ on Windows, but \ is the correct path separator.
ankittt agarwala
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actually the above line is from third chap of headfirst servelets and jsp.........a little modified according to my directory structure
explain it in a better way...and i have corrected the structure
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