How to Set Destination of the Class File in Java?
In this article, Let’s learn How to Set Destination of the Class File in Java. Before that, let’s understand what is a class file. When we compile a java file, we get a class file. A Java class file is a file containing Java byte-code and having ” .class” extension that can be executed by JVM.
The java file is compiled using javac command as shown below.
Attention reader! Don’t stop learning now. Get hold of all the important Java Foundation and Collections concepts with the Fundamentals of Java and Java Collections Course at a student-friendly price and become industry ready. To complete your preparation from learning a language to DS Algo and many more, please refer Complete Interview Preparation Course.
In general, when a java file is compiled the generated ” .class” file will also be saved in the same folder. In order to set the destination of .class file we use -d option while compiling the ” .java” file, as shown below:
javac filename.java -d "path to store the .class file"
Source : Gfg.java file in "/home/mayur/" directory Destination :"/home/mayur/folder" directory Command : javac Gfg.java -d "/home/mayur/folder"
Folder Before program execution: