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what happens behind the scenes when you execute the "java" command ?

Richards Milan
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"java" command is used to run the application , but what is happening behind the scenes ?
does it start the JVM ?? or simply loads the class into the JVM ??

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Campbell Ritchie
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I think the answer is the same as I gave you to your other question. Same Java Language Specification link. Try ยง12.
 
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