New methods in jdk7

Martin Buchholz martinrb at
Mon Oct 5 22:14:11 UTC 2009

On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 06:49, Paulo Levi <i30817 at> wrote:
> ProcessBuilder shenanigans wouldn't work, because when the parent jvm
> dies the child must too right?

There's no reason why the child should not be able to outlive the parent.
The child will get end of file on the pipes connected to the parent,
but the new ProcessBuilder I/O redirection API in jdk7 evades that as well.


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