One more minor addition to ProcessBuilder
martinrb at google.com
Tue Jul 28 00:28:34 UTC 2015
On Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 11:09 AM, David M. Lloyd <david.lloyd at redhat.com>
> Roger & co.:
> Since you're already on the topic of manipulating pipes, I thought I'd
> mention one very small yet very useful potential enhancement.
> It would be very handy to be able to specify a NULL/bit-bucket
> source/destination for pipes. For the target process' input, the user can
> generally (I believe) just close the stream, but for output, there isn't
> really a good option. While this is possible to achieve by redirecting to
> /dev/null on UNIX-likes and NUL (iirc) on Windows, having to do platform
> detection to decide where this device is seems overly cumbersome.
> Having a ProcessBuilder.Redirect#DISCARD or similar would be quite useful,
> and should be fairly straightforward I think.
> - DML
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