John McParland wrote:Finally got it!
cypath is needed because Java is a windows program;
spring.jar and commons-logging.jar contains the classes necessary for development with spring.
Hello.jar contains the classes I developed.
com.springinaction.chapter01.hello.HelloApp is the main class.
I didn't have to specify anything in the manifest and the only extra thing I did in my ant build file was to add the spring dependancies to the build classpath.
Thanks to all who posted.