[Mono-devel-list] Capturing Shell Output: System.Diagnostics.Process

Jörg Rosenkranz joergr at voelcker.com
Thu Feb 3 08:04:27 EST 2005

Hello Sander,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sander Rijken [mailto:sr at d-90.nl] 
> Sent: Wednesday, February 02, 2005 11:41 PM
> That will probably not work I'm affraid. You'll need two 
> monitor threads, 
> one looking at StandardOutput and one looking at 
> StandardError, to avoid 
> blocking and possible deadlock.
> (see 
> http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-
> us/cpref/html/frlrfSystemDiagnosticsProcessPropertiesTopic.asp)
> Here's an example how it's done in monodevelop:
> http://svn.myrealbox.com/monodevelop/trunk/MonoDevelop/Core/sr

I never had any problems with this on .NET and Mono. Maybe 
this can a problem with large outputs on standard out?

I think MonoDevelop uses threads to monitor the streams to
get continous output to the user.


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