ProcessBuilder support for pipelines

Chris Hegarty chris.hegarty at
Tue Jul 28 08:28:05 UTC 2015

I find this kinda cute. Seems like a reasonable addition to me.


On 27 Jul 2015, at 15:48, Roger Riggs <Roger.Riggs at> wrote:

> On most operating systems, creating pipelines of processes is simple and direct.
> That same function is missing from the Java Process support and can be provided by
> java.lang.ProcessBuilder by enabling the pipes created for stdout to be
> used for standard input when the processes are created.
> Comments and feedback are appreciated on the prototype API and implementation.
> Javadoc:  java.lang.ProcessBuilder.startPipe:
> webrev prototype:
> Thanks, Roger

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