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Servlet program using command prompt

Swapnil Sanghai
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Joined: Dec 05, 2011
Posts: 41

Hi,
I am unable to compile the servlet class using command prompt.
When I compile it shows the error


cannot find symbol
import javax.servlet.*;


(and all other jar files related to the servlet)

i.e. it is unable to find the jar files.
I already set the environment varibles.
What may be the reason?
Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
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This means that you didn't put the proper jar file in your compilation classpath. This has been discussed countless times in the Beginning Java forum. Please search there fro your answer.


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