The point of this thread is really that I feel like I owe Giant2 some more points for helping beyond what was needed... Others who wish to answer this question, though, see here for the details of my problem (I am willing to split points): http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Programming_Languages/Java/Q_21074134.html#11674022
Though the details are at the link above, I will summarize the issue:
I am using Runtime.getRuntime().exec(
"javac File.java") to compile a java source file. However, I later JAR the file, so I need the Runtime command to finish compiling before continuing in the program (what it does otherwise is simply starts the compiling process alongside the rest of my program and does both at once).
Now, if I can get a code example I'll award the points and be off to finish my program!