Java.lang.ProcessBuilder.environment() Method

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Description

The java.lang.ProcessBuilder.environment() method returns a string map view of this process builder's environment. Whenever a process builder is created, the environment is initialized to a copy of the current process environment. Subprocesses subsequently started by this object's start() method will use this map as their environment.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.lang.ProcessBuilder.environment() method

public Map<String,String> environment()

Parameters

  • NA

Return Value

This method returns this process builder's environment

Exception

  • SecurityException -- If a security manager exists and its checkPermission method doesn't allow access to the process environment

Example

The following example shows the usage of lang.ProcessBuilder.environment() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.util.Map;

public class ProcessBuilderDemo {

   public static void main(String[] args) {

      // create a new list of arguments for our process
      String[] list = {"notepad.exe", "test.txt"};

      // create the process builder
      ProcessBuilder pb = new ProcessBuilder(list);

      // get the environment of the process
      Map<String, String> env = pb.environment();

      // get the system drive of the environment
      System.out.println("" + env.get("SystemDrive"));
   }
}

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result:

C:



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