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biny panackal
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hi to all.
Dear All

i have small doubght please help me..

I got a bat file which conatin a command to create a folder.i executed it in jsp
Runtime run =Runtime.getRuntime();
run.exec("C:\\sdf\\binnew.bat");


i run it fine.. but the folder not created..
why..?
if any body know it, please help me.
when i double click on the bat file its getting created
[ October 22, 2007: Message edited by: biny panackal ]

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Are you using absolute paths in the batch file? Keep in mind that web apps do not have a concept of a default directory, if you use relative paths, it's not going to work.

Is there a reason you're not using File.mkdir to accomplish the same?


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Also remember that JSPs are executed on the server and not on the client; if you were trying to create a directory on the client's computer, this will not work.


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biny panackal
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i had just return "mkdir foldername" in the batfile..
nothing more in it.. is it necessory to use the ablsolute path
biny panackal
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thank you

i got it by giving absolute path in bat file
 
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