[Mono-dev] WaitForExit and File Associations

Gavin Landon Gavin.Landon at ignitetech.com
Wed Dec 12 16:59:01 EST 2007


Few questions:
Shouldn't mono call it the way it's supposed to be called based on OS?
How can I tell in Mono what OS I'm running under so I can make a
different call?

-----Original Message-----
From: andreas.faerber at web.de [mailto:andreas.faerber at web.de] 
Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2007 9:44 AM
To: Gavin Landon
Cc: mono-devel-list at lists.ximian.com
Subject: Re: [Mono-dev] WaitForExit and File Associations

Am 12.12.2007 um 15:39 schrieb Gavin Landon:

> I'll assume since no one responded that no one uses this API so I'll 
> submit it as a bug.
> From: mono-devel-list-bounces at lists.ximian.com 
> [mailto:mono-devel-list-bounces at lists.ximian.com
> ] On Behalf Of Gavin Landon
> Sent: Tuesday, December 11, 2007 9:48 AM
> To: mono-devel-list at lists.ximian.com
> Subject: [Mono-dev] WaitForExit and File Associations
> Before I report as a bug, I thought I would ask and see if anyone else

> has seen this.
> I'm using the following code and I've found out a few things..
> System.Diagnostics.Process proc = new System.Diagnostics.Process(); 
> proc.StartInfo.FileName = sFile; proc.StartInfo.Arguments = sParm; 
> proc.StartInfo.UseShellExecute = true; 
> proc.StartInfo.RedirectStandardOutput = false; proc.Start(); 
> proc.WaitForExit();

> 2. On OSX file association for instances passing "/users/gavin/ 
> Desktop/notepad.txt" as the sFile never does anything
On OSX you can use the open command to open a file in the associated


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