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Console application executing from Java

Imre Tokai
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Joined: Jun 04, 2008
Posts: 130

I'm executing a C++ application that contains GUI from Java via Runtime.getRuntime().exec( cmd ), and it's working properly.
When I want to execute C++ console application it doesn't seem to return information that it's finished and remains to hang.
Even C++ code part behaved as expected.

Here is the whole example:

How to call the C++ console application from Java properly, with notification that will avoid hanging?

Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42958
I don't see any code that would handle the process' input, output and error streams. Read and follow the article "When Runtime.exec() doesn't" by Daconta; it explains all this.
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