RFR 9: 8132394 : (process) ProcessBuilder support for a pipeline of processes

Paul Sandoz paul.sandoz at oracle.com
Tue Nov 10 09:23:04 UTC 2015

> On 9 Nov 2015, at 19:07, Roger Riggs <Roger.Riggs at Oracle.com> wrote:

>> Why do you need to use a FileDescriptor rather than an int? AFAICT FileDescriptor is used as a box to the underlying descriptor that is accessed via shared secrets.
> It is a cleaner encapsulation for the file descriptor.  On Windows, it is a handle, not a fd.

Ah, i see, windows wants a long value.


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