This week's giveaway is in the Java/Jakarta EE forum. We're giving away four copies of Java EE 8 High Performance and have Romain Manni-Bucau on-line! See list of tips for asking questions here. You can find the list in our FAQ section here. In particular, please see UseAMeaningfulSubjectLine and EaseUp.
Again, welcome to JavaRanch and good luck with your question. -Ben
Does your classpath variable point to j2ee.rar? I've not worked with .rar files, but if the class against which you need to compile (e.g. HttpServletRequest) is located in that .rar file, I imagine you'll need to make sure it's included in your classpath (not your path).