Sotirios Delimanolis Sotirios Delimanolis - 2 months ago 14
Java Question

Running Java program from Batch script with correct number of arguments

I have a java program can take a variable amount of parameters. Something like:

package other;
public class Main {
public static void main (String[] args) {
for (String arg: args) {/* do something */}
}
}


I want to run this java program from a .bat script.

"%JAVA_HOME%\bin\java" -cp "/some.jar;other.jar" other.Main %1 %2 %3


With this I can call my .bat script like

> myscript.bat arg1 arg2 arg3


This works if I have 3 arguments, but there can be a variable amount of arguments passed. How can I pass them all to the java program?

Answer

%* holds all arguments passed to a script.

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