Maven: How to run a .java file from command line passing arguments

You could run: mvn exec:exec -Dexec.args="arg1".

This will pass the argument arg1 to your program.

You should specify the main class fully qualified, for example, a that is in a package test would need

mvn exec:java  -Dexec.mainClass=test.Main

By using the -f parameter, as decribed here, you can also run it from other directories.

mvn exec:java -Dexec.mainClass=test.Main -f folder/pom.xm

For multiple arguments, simply separate them with a space as you would at the command line.

mvn exec:java -Dexec.mainClass=test.Main -Dexec.args="arg1 arg2 arg3"

For arguments separated with a space, you can group using 'argument separated with space' inside the quotation marks.

mvn exec:java -Dexec.mainClass=test.Main -Dexec.args="'argument separated with space' 'another one'"

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