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How to set classpath when I use javax.tools.JavaCompiler compile the source?

I use the class javax.tools.JavaCompiler (jdk6) to compile a source file, but the source file depends on some jar file. How to set the classpath of the javax.tools.JavaCompiler? Answer The javax.tools.JavaCompiler#getTask() method takes an options parameter that allows to set compiler options. The following message describes an easy way to set them in order to access the calling program’s classpath: