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From Daniel John Debrunner <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Holistic getting started approach
Date Thu, 02 Feb 2006 23:03:36 GMT
Sunitha Kambhampati wrote:

> Daniel John Debrunner wrote:
> < snip - lots of great stuff>
>> Can these jars be executed directly, I thought on windows one could
>> double-click a jar file and have it run right away, doesn't seem to
>> happen on my machine though?
> I found this on http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.4.2/docs/guide/jar/jarGuide.html
> "On Microsoft Windows systems, the Java 2 Runtime Environment's
> installation program will register a default association for Jar files
> so that double-clicking a Jar file on the desktop will automatically run
> it with javaw -jar. Dependent extensions bundled with the application
> will also be loaded automatically. This feature makes the end-user
> runtime environment easier to use on Microsoft Windows systems"

Hmmm, javaw is going to be a problem for ij because I think it starts
with no system in/out or a console. I did try that with my ij.jar and it
just hung and could not be killed with ^C


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