Re: Newbie - a question about import and .jar statement

=?ISO-8859-1?Q?Arne_Vajh=F8j?= <>
Sat, 26 Jul 2008 12:41:49 -0400
zalek wrote:

On Jul 25, 10:38 pm, Arne Vajh?j <> wrote:

zalek wrote:

I wrote a java application that is using "import*;" , compiled it and created a .jar
Program is working OK from my IDE.
Here is my question:
I want to execute this .jar file an a different PC. Do I need to put
on this PC also a jar file with classes used for "import*"?

Yes. You need to put the MS jar file as well. Unless
you extract the class files from the MS jar file and
put them in your jar file, which would be a bad idea
and may even violate license terms.

PS: You should not need to import the MS classes. JDBC
     should work with pure reflection and interfaces.

Now I have more questions:
1. which import statement should I use instead of*;


2. If I will move the .jar with MS or JDBC classes to the same
directory as a jar with my application - do I need to add this
directory to a classpath?

Put a Class-Path directive in your jar file's manifest that
point to the teh MS jar file.


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