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Someone can explain this? Why Output is so strange?

Javan Li
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Joined: Jul 24, 2002
Posts: 84
class test{
public static void main(String args[]){
for (int i = 0;i < args.length; i++) {
System.out.println("File " + i + ":" + args[i]);
}
if (args.length<=0) {
System.out.println("No files!");
}
}
}
Run with command:
java test *
Ilja Preuss
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Joined: Jul 11, 2001
Posts: 14112
What's strange about the output?


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Dirk Schreckmann
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Hiep Nguyen
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Joined: Oct 26, 2001
Posts: 46
hi!
with your code, it will display all these file in the current dir, because the char '*' is special sign, it mean all the file
John Lee
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Joined: Aug 05, 2001
Posts: 2545
Where is your optput?
 
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