Re: Unable to execute program using the jar option.
Oddly I am unable to execute my jar directly (without getting an
exception); however, by specifying the class directly it runs just
If I had to guess.. it seems that it is related to my 2 system
properties .. it is behaving as if my classpath is being corrupted
when I use the -jar flag.
fails: (specifying the jar file to run)
%JAVA_HOME%\bin\java -Dframework.runtimeContext="DEV" -
\framework.xml" -jar h:\Migration\migratorCode\cwsmigrator.jar /
works: (specifying the class with main)
\framework.xml" package.MigrationDirector /mode:import /
Using: Sun Java 1.4.2
Exception: I believe the exact Exception is irrelevant to this issue
as I believe the real issue is the JVM is not
being passed the system properties; however, I will paste it here
Exception in thread "main"
Classpath: Contains all needed jars (or it wouldn't work by specifying
just the main class) .. and it does have "." included in the path. The
path definately has the jar file that contains the class the exception
is complaining about .. this has been verifed and it would not work
the other way if this was not the case.
Jar file .. has the manifest file that determines the main class
(MigrationDirector); I don't think this is an issue since it is not
complaining about finding the MigrationDirector .. it complaining
about a class that can't instant
Have recompiled the jar file several time in case it was a fluke.
What is the name of the main class, package.MigrationDirector or
com.company.cws.migrator.MigrationDirector? Is the class
PropertyManagerException actually in one of the jar files? What is the
actual content of the manifest file?
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