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From "Frank E. Weiss" <>
Subject Re: pushd and popd
Date Wed, 12 Dec 2001 03:23:18 GMT wrote:

> Unfortunately, Java does not support the notion of a changeable current
> process directory.

BINGO! That's why ant's implementation of <exec> is so twisted. People at Sun
are looking into fixing the JVM for java.lang.Runtime.exec() by adding a way
to set the subprocesses working directory. The reason they don't allow
changing the cwd in a JVM is because of thread safety issues.

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