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javax.servlet.http.* missing?

 
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i am trying to go through the head first servlets & jsp book
i downloaded tomcat for the first time and j2sdk1.4.2_06
i amtrying to do the first exercise and i keep getting the following error
i dont know where or if i have the class javax.*
please help

C:\project1\src>javac -classpath tomcat/common/lib/servlet-api.jar -d classes Ch
Servlet.java
error: cannot read: ChServlet.java
1 error

C:\project1\src>javac -classpath tomcat/common/lib/servlet-api.jar -d classes Ch
1Servlet.java
Ch1Servlet.java:1: package javax.servlet does not exist
import javax.servlet.*;
^
Ch1Servlet.java:2: package javax.servlet.http does not exist
import javax.servlet.http.*;
^
Ch1Servlet.java:5: cannot resolve symbol
symbol : class HttpServlet
location: class Ch1Servlet
public class Ch1Servlet extends HttpServlet {
^
Ch1Servlet.java:7: cannot resolve symbol
symbol : class HttpServletRequest
location: class Ch1Servlet
public void doGet(HttpServletRequest request,
^
Ch1Servlet.java:8: cannot resolve symbol
symbol : class HttpServletResponse
location: class Ch1Servlet
HttpServletResponse response)
^
5 errors

C:\project1\src>
 
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are you sure you have j2ee.jar in your classpath?
 
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The path you gave is relative. Is the tomcat directory under c:/project/src? If not, then you need to give the absolute path to the servlet-api.jar.
 
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