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Method getRuntime().exec

Posted by Alex Friedman on August 16, 2001 at 1:12 AM

Hi I'm trying to execute a jar file from another java program. But for some reason this doesnt work.
"c:/pathname/java.exe -jar MyPgm.jar");
catch(IOException ioe){ioe.printStackTrace();}

the above code just opens a dos window and quickly closes it.
When i try executing that string in windows run it works but for some reason out of my java program it doesnt. Anyone know why??

  • exec call Erich Teppan October 22, 2001 at 8:47 AM (1)
    • exec call Matt Gerrans October 22, 2001 at 5:47 PM (0)
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  • Escape char? hotboy August 18, 2001 at 12:12 PM (1)
    • re: Oliver November 28, 2001 at 5:01 AM (0)

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