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From Phil Steitz <>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Apache Commons Exec 1.1 Released
Date Sun, 24 Oct 2010 22:54:56 GMT
On 10/24/10 3:05 AM, Siegfried Goeschl wrote:
> The commons-exec-team is pleased to announce the
> commons-exec-1.1.jar release!
> A library to reliably execute external processes from within the JVM
> Changes in this version include:
> New features:
> o Adding 'Argument' class and quote the arguments after expansion.
> o Added TutorialTest as a playground for new user and removed
> similar code from DefaultExecutorTest.
> o Added 'DefaultExecuteResultHandler'
> Fixed Bugs:
> o OpenVMS now uses symbols instead of logicals for environment
> variables.
> o String substitution handles now instances in order to
> create a cross-platform file name.
> o The 'forever.bat' accidentally overwrite the 'forever.txt' instead
> of appending.
> o Process.waitFor should clear interrupt status when throwing
> InterruptedException Issue: EXEC-46. Thanks to Zimmermann Nir.
> o Because the ExecuteWatchdog is the only way to destroy asynchronous
> processes, it should be possible to set it to an infinite timeout,
> for processes which should not timeout, but manually destroyed
> under some circumstances. Issue: EXEC-44.
> Changes:
> o DefaultExecutor() now sets the working directory with the current
> working directory.
> o Added 'DefaultExecutorTest#testStdInHandling' to show how
> commons-exec can feed the 'stdin' of a child process.
> o Improved the documentation. Issue: EXEC-42. Thanks to Konrad Windzus.
> o Added a new section to the tutorial to show working with asynchronous
> processes. Thanks to Pablo Hoertner.

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> Have fun!
> -commons-exec-team
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