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Shankara Sharma
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Joined: Feb 06, 2012
Posts: 46
Hi All,

I am trying to invoke a Jar file, with command line arguments to the main() method in that Jar file.
So here is the command i am trying to execute

String command = "java lib\test.jar com.test.Test 1234";

But that particular jar file is not started after executing the above command.
Please correct me if anything is wrong in this?
Richard Tookey

Joined: Aug 27, 2012
Posts: 1166

Did you test that command on the command line because I would not expect it to work if you are expecting to execute the class com.test.Test located in the jar file.
William Brogden
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Joined: Mar 22, 2000
Posts: 12999
Specifying the class location that way means you are dependent on your current directory having the "lib" subdirectory.

Why not specify the absolute location?


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