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Runtime vs Compile-Time Classpath

This should really be a simple distinction, but I’ve been answering a slew of similar questions on Stackoverflow, and often people misunderstand the matter. So, what is a classpath? A set of all the classes (and jars with classes) that are required by your application. But there are two, or actually three distinct classpaths: compile-time classpath. Contains the classes that ...

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