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running a executable jar file from another program

mohit junejaa
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Joined: Feb 24, 2006
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hi
i want to run a executable jar file not frm command line but nther program

is it possible and how to go abt same


scjp 1.4
Ulf Dittmer
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As long as that jar file is in your classpath, and you know the name of the class implementing the main method (which you can find in the manifest file of the jar), you can call the main method directly. Alternatively, you can call "java -jar xyz.jar" using Runtime.exec.
 
 
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