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From Chris Cayetano <>
Subject Re: NoClassDefFoundError: sun/tools/javac/Main
Date Mon, 08 Oct 2001 18:14:24 GMT
Had the same problem. I had to specify where the tools.jar and src.jar 
files where specifically.

ie. CLASSPATH=C:\jdk1.3.1\lib\tools.jar;C:\jdk1.3.1\lib\src.jar;....

(or where ever you files are located, I moved files to the \lib dir for 
easy access)


At 11:05 AM 10/8/2001 -0700, you wrote:
>I'm trying to set up my Tomcat 4.0 environment under NT.  The servlets
>churn fine, but I'm getting this error with the JSP examples:
>A Servlet Exception Has Occurred
>Exception Report:
>javax.servlet.ServletException: sun/tools/javac/Main
>         at
>Root Cause:
>java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: sun/tools/javac/Main
>         at
>JAVA_HOME is set to C:\jdk1.3 [where my installation is of course] and
>Path is set to inclued C:\jdk1.3\bin
>CATALINA_HOME is set to C:\Program Files\Apache Tomcat 4.0
>This is an evironmental variable issue, right?  WHY WON'T THIS WORK.
>Please help me before I go insane.
>Mike Lindsey

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