Idea launcher, is it ok now?

Hi all,
As you know some time ago we have introduced the launcher for running apps
from IDEA (the reason for that was to make dump threads and shutdown hooks
features work)

Initially there were multiple complaints concerning the new launcher (there
were problems running Aspectwerkz, Tomcat and even basic apps from IDEA).
The internals of the launcher have changed several times to make everyone
happy. Since we have not received the bug reports since 823, can I consider
that the launcher has been tested well enough? If so it's probably time to
make this feature optional for the reasons stated in



From my point of view it's ok. I didn't have any problems since #823.


For me it's working since #818.



I don't mean to hijack this thread, but I was wondering if you could get me some idea of how you did the "dump threads" with your launcher. In my application we have a launcher program that runs our real app in another VM. I want to pass a dump threads command from our launcher to the other VM, just like Idea does with apps running in it's "run window". I was hoping you could give me ideas since I haven't yet thought of a way to do this without JNI.

Thanks in advance!


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