The proximate error (the one which makes it hard to see the actual error) is that you don't print a lot of the useful data which the exception includes. Try this instead:
posted 1 year ago
Thanks for that Paul, and for your welcome.
I took your advice and modified my error code, and this is what it generated:
So it's another class not found exception, but the derby.jar file is in the same folder as everything else. I think there may be something wrong with the way I am setting out the list of class paths, but I can't see what it is. If you or anyone else can, I'd be grateful.