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java not finding the class in a jar

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Hi,
  I am trying to run  a java class  which is using commons-httpclient-2.0.2.jar  which is in /var/tomcat/shared/lib, my CLASSPATH variable is pointing to /var/tomcat/shared/lib but when i try to run it it gives me error :
  Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: org/apache/commons/httpclient/HttpMethod.

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The methodology recommended is to put it in the lib directory of your webapp
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the CLASSPATH must include the jar itself like:

/var/tomcat/shared/lib/commons-httpclient-2.0.2.jar
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