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Re: package does not exist error

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I had the exact same problem too. The problem with mine was the
CLASSPATH variable. Check to make sure that your path's right.
good luck. Removed) (Mitch Ratisher) wrote in message news:<(E-Mail Removed) om>...
> With a jar or zip file, you have to explicitly include the file name
> of the archive in the classpath. Otherwise, there is no way to know
> which archive to look in. Either append the full path to servlet.jar
> (or whatever file has the servlet classes) to CLASSPATH, or do
> something like:
> javac -classpath ".;d:\j2ee\lib\servlet.jar"
> "Netmasker" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message news:<bcvrs0$2ba$(E-Mail Removed)>...
> > I try to compile the file "" which contains code for
> > implementing a sample servlet. I use this command: "javac"
> > but I take the following errors (and others) because it can not find
> > the necessary classes.
> > -----------------------------------------------------------------------
> >
> > import javax.servlet.*; import javax.servlet.http.*;
> > ^
> > package javax.servlet.http does not exist
> > import javax.servlet.*; import javax.servlet.http.*;
> > ^
> > -----------------------------------------------------------------------
> > I suppose that is because I haven't done anything with the "CLASSPATH".
> > I am using Windows 2000 Server and I have installed both "j2sdk1.4.1_02" and
> > "j2sdkee1.4".
> > But even if I run the above command from the directory "\j2sdkee1.4\lib"
> > which contains the libraries (in the *.jar files) I take the same errors.
> > Why this happens or what else could be wrong ????
> >
> > TIA

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