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anirudh 01-07-2005 07:52 AM

running SHell script from java
how can i run a shell script from a java program
i tried usind exec method from the runtime class but i could not run it
the shell script is very simple it onle does a ls -l
but i wanted to know how to do this
can anybody help me with an example

zeropash 01-07-2005 08:22 AM

I dont know java much but are you trying to exec the shell script ?
you should be execing the shell (/bin/sh or whatever and giving the script as an argument)

anirudh 01-07-2005 08:37 AM

oh cool
got it man
i was trying to run the script directly i need to run /bin/sh first
Runtime.getRuntime().exec (new String[]{"/bin/sh", "-c", "echo $SHELL"}

and then the sh file
its working now

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