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From Roy.Mi...@comcast.net
Subject Re: Can't Load Embedded Driver
Date Mon, 08 Aug 2011 13:55:27 GMT


Rick, 



Thank you very much for offering your help.  Apparently my CLASSPATH is good.  I typed
in "java org.apache.derby.jdbc.EmbeddedDriver" and did indeed get exactly the expected "Exception
in thread "main" java.lang.NoSuchMethodError: main" error message.  What else could be causing
 my problem? 



Roy 





----- Original Message -----


From: "Rick Hillegas" <rick.hillegas@oracle.com> 
To: "Derby Discussion" <derby-user@db.apache.org> 
Sent: Monday, August 8, 2011 9:00:58 AM 
Subject: Re: Can't Load Embedded Driver 

On 8/7/11 9:54 AM, Roy.Minet@comcast.net wrote: 
> 
> I have been happily using Derby for two years within IntelliJ Idea, 
> but have now hit a wall trying to deploy the application I developed.   
> I have tried setting the path to derby.jar on the command line and/or 
> in the CLASSPATH environment variable to no avail.  The embedded 
> driver doesn't load; the error message is, "No suitable driver found 
> for jdbc:derby:EMDatabase;create=true".  I'm under Windows XP Pro.   
> Any help would be appreciated. 
> 
> Roy Minet 
> 
> 
Hi Roy, 

This is almost always a CLASSPATH problem. With the same CLASSPATH, try 
the following experiment: 

java org.apache.derby.jdbc.EmbeddedDriver 

If the CLASSPATH is good, you should see this error: 

Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoSuchMethodError: main 

Hope this helps, 
-Rick 

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