Running Java batch files with JShell?

Brian Goetz brian.goetz at
Sun Jan 31 16:40:03 UTC 2016

While this is certainly a desirable option, there are no plans for this functionality in the current round of jshell development.

On Jan 31, 2016, at 3:31 PM, Arend v. Reinersdorff <arend at> wrote:

> Hi,
> I had hoped that JShell would support running .java files as batch scripts.
> Like jrunscript or jjs support running Javascript batch files.
> Unfortunately, in the current JDK 9 early access releases JShell doesn't
> support this.
> Any plans to add such a feature in a later version?
> Regards,
> Arend

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