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

Paul Sandoz paul.sandoz at oracle.com
Thu Nov 12 14:45:02 UTC 2015

> On 12 Nov 2015, at 15:24, Roger Riggs <Roger.Riggs at oracle.com> wrote:
> Hi Paul,
> Thanks.

One more thing i forgot to mention, if there is ever a chance that ProcessBuilder is changed from final to non-final we should List<? extends ProcessBuilder>.

> One followup comment comparing varargs to List<T>.

> If there is any concern about concurrency, the callee still has to make a copy of the incoming
> List/array before using/check it to get a consistent view.  Only the caller can rely on the immutability
> of the argument (if it created it); not the callee.  Now if it were a concrete final type...
> We still have to watch out for that.



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