Re: visad installation


I would recommend against recompiling VisAD unless you have made changes
to the code.  The visad.jar file contains all the visad class files.  If
you are compiling your own Java code, however, you will need to get the
CLASSPATH "right", so...

The only thing I can see wrong is that after the three statements below
are run, the CLASSPATH will contain only "c:\JDK1.3.1", since each 'set'
replaces the previous value.  You can either:

set CLASSPATH=c:\visad;c:\visad\visad.jar;c:\jdk1.3.1

(actually, the jdk1.3.1 should not be necessary)

or you can:

set CLASSPATH=c:\visad;
set CLASSPATH=%CLASSPATH%;c:\visad\visad.jar
set CLASSPATH=%CLASSPATH%;c:\jdk1.3.1

Since you are using Jython, don't forget to include the jython.jar file
in your CLASSPATH as well...

I am cc:ing the VisAD mailing list so this one makes it into the
archive, in case others have this problem.


On Wed, 17 Apr 2002, Brobbey,Isaac wrote:

> Tom, this is Isaac. thanks alot for all the inside help. however i still
> need help with something that i hope you can help me out is the
> thing. it has taken me three weeks not to be able to install visad.jar or
> visad_2.0.jar. i have the following commands in my autoexec.bat file
> set CLASSPATH =c:\visad
> set CLASSPATH=C:\visad\visad.jar;
> set CLASSPATH=C:\JDK1.3.1
> all the visad jar files and folders are on the C drive,i am running windows
> 98.i have the nmake utility and everything setup including java3d.
> but the command nmake -f Makefile.winNT compile only compile to a point and
> returns 100 errors.
> is there anything i am missing?
> Isaac
> Center for Vascular Biology
> Farmington,Connecticut
> e-mail: ibrobbey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Tom Whittaker
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Space Science and Eng. Center
ph:  608.262.2759

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