Re: Runtime.exec(cmd) hangs up

Lew <>
Sat, 26 May 2007 10:43:33 -0400
Matt Humphrey wrote:
"Vic" <> wrote

| I talked to my manager and she allowed me to make stdout and stderr as
| "pulic static" (global) so I could directly access those in
| StreamGobbler as I am producing the output in those two thrads.
| Thank you so much for your help. have a great long weekend

That's the kind of problem I've seen trip up others and there's no reason to
use a static variable in this case because it's equally easy and much safer
to make it an instance variable. Good luck with your program.

I have a real problem with programmers asking permission from managers about
such detailed code decisions. If your manager is such a good coder, why is
she in management?

If the programmer needs to ask a manager for programming advice, why aren't
they in management and far, far, far away from coding?

If you are a good enough programmer to deserve the job title you should be
telling the manager what the code needs, not asking; if you aren't, your job
shouldn't involve anything fancier than asking, "Would you like fries with that?"


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