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From Roy.Mi...@comcast.net
Subject Re: Can't Load Embedded Driver
Date Tue, 09 Aug 2011 20:30:48 GMT


Duh.  That certainly looks like it would be the problem.  It had to be something pretty
gross and stupid.  That will lead me to a better place on deployment.  I'll deploy a derby
.jar alongside mine and reference it there instead of being dependent on some separate installation.


Thank you all for your patience and kind attention.  Sorry to have bothered you. 



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


From: "Rick Hillegas" <rick.hillegas@oracle.com> 
To: "Derby Discussion" <derby-user@db.apache.org> 
Sent: Tuesday, August 9, 2011 11:16:06 AM 
Subject: Re: Can't Load Embedded Driver 

On 8/9/11 7:50 AM, Bryan Pendleton wrote: 
>> C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\java.exe -splash:EMsplash.jpg -jar "C:\Program 
>> Files\ElectionManager\EMServer.jar" 
> 
> Not sure if this is the problem, but I believe that if you use '-jar' on 
> your command line, then CLASSPATH is ignored, and ALL the classes have to 
> come from the jar, right? 
> 
> thanks, 
> 
> bryan 
> 
> 
That agrees with the description of "java -jar" here: 
http://download.oracle.com/javase/6/docs/technotes/tools/windows/java.html 

The jar file manifest needs to have a Class-Path attribute which lists 
the whole classpath for the application. See 
http://download.oracle.com/javase/tutorial/deployment/jar/downman.html 

Hope this helps, 
-Rick 

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