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Process and Runtime Class

Siva Masilamani
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Joined: Sep 19, 2008
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I was just studying about Process and Runtime class and tried few example and got struck with the below problem.

I am trying to call another java program using differnt JDK by apssing argument.

But the problem is when the argument contain spaces i put them inside the " but still it consider them as two arguments.

Please help.

After running this code the length of argument is 2 instead of 1.

When i display the passed arguments in another class,it is showing as two arguments namely "Test and Sample" instead of Test Sample.


Failure is not an option.
Christophe Verré

Joined: Nov 24, 2005
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Did you try to use java.lang.Runtime#exec(java.lang.String[]) instead ?

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Siva Masilamani
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Joined: Sep 19, 2008
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That helped me.
Thanks a lot
Campbell Ritchie

Joined: Oct 13, 2005
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Make sure to read the article by Michael Daconta called "when Runtime.exec() won't" before using Runtime.exec().
I agree. Here's the link:
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