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calling an exe file stored in Tomcat/webapps from JSP  RSS feed

 
Haricherrytec krishnan
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Sir,


I want to call eclipse.exe file which is stored in Tomcat/webapps/hari/eclipse.exe from jsp,my code is

<%

Runtime r = Runtime.getRuntime();
Process p = null;
try
{
p = r.exec("d:/tomcat/webapps/hari/eclipse.exe");
}
catch(Exception e)
{
e.printStackTrace();
}

%>

it is not calling that exe file and no error msg too.

I am able to call this exe file when it is in my localdrive instead of in Tomcat/webapps with this same code with the change of path.
What is the error i committed?


Thankyou
Harikrishnan J.
 
Bear Bibeault
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Executing a program in this manner should be independent of where the exe file is located. If the absolute file system path you provided is correct, it makes no difference if that folder is part of a web application or not.

What may be happening is that the program is not appearing where you expect. Are you expecting the program to appear on the client or the server?
 
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P.S. It will execute and appear on the server, not the client.
 
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