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Jon Lee
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Given a directory tree like this:

test
.|-src
....|-project.java

when I run [javac -classpath .\src project.java] in the dir of test, it returned [error: cannot read: project.java 1 error]

Why can't javac find the project.java file??? Anyone can help??
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Naseem Khan
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Is this project.java in some package?

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Jon Lee
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No, there is no package definition in project.java.

Even if there is, it is not a concern of javac.

The problem here is that javac can not find the project.java file. It seems the classpath option has no effect....dont know why...
 
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No, there is no package definition in project.java.

Even if there is, it is not a concern of javac.




project.java is in src, so compile it from src directory.

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Jon Lee
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Now I know why.

classpath option is for searching the .class files, not the .java file...

Thnx for your comments, mate...
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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