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Hey can anyone help as to why im getting the following error when i try complie my class

orphans/OrphansDetails.java:42: cannot resolve symbol
symbol  : class OrphanBean
location: class serviceDeployment.orphans.OrphansDetails
        OrphanBean orphan = new OrphanBean();


I have a package with two classes in it the OrphanDetails (cant complie this class) and the OrphanBean class which complies fine.

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by:CEHJ
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>>(cant complie this class)

Why not?
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by:fyness
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if i knew that i wouldnt of asked the question. the error above is the problem
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by:CEHJ
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Make sure your class files look something like this:

package serviceDeployment.orphans;

public class OrphansDetails {
}



SNIP=====================================


package serviceDeployment.orphans;

public class OrphanBean {
}
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by:fyness
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yup, they do
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by:CEHJ
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Compile OrphanBean first

javac serviceDeployment\orphans\OrphanBean.java
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by:fyness
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did that too, the class in there in the same package / directory as the details class and still no joy
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by:CEHJ
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Try this then

javac serviceDeployment\orphans\*.java
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by:fyness
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get the following error

[root@dedicated axis]# javac serviceDeployment\orphans\*.java
error: cannot read: serviceDeploymentorphans*.java
1 error


the folder is there though, i can cd into it
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Sorry - (assumed Windows)

javac serviceDeployment/orphans/*.java
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by:fyness
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yep, that worked mad!

thanks
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8-)
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