[Mono-dev] starting process in Linux environment

Robert Jordan robertj at gmx.net
Tue Feb 21 13:39:49 UTC 2012

On 21.02.2012 13:36, pattex007 wrote:
> Hi
> i'm trying to start a proces in linux but it fails.
> the problem is the process argument, it doesnt recognize it.
>    Process procNetAdapters = new Process();
>              ProcessStartInfo startInfo = new ProcessStartInfo("ifconfig");
>              startInfo.Arguments = "| grep 'inet addr:'";

Pipes are a shell feature. You can only use them as arguments
to ProcessStartInfo if the process you're trying to start
is the shell itself:

ProcessStartInfo startInfo = new ProcessStartInfo("/bin/bash");
startInfo.Arguments = "-c '| grep \\'inet addr:\\''";


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