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ChildProcesses - Child Process...


ChildProcesses is a child process management library for the .NET Framework.

It allows to create child processes, and provides bidirectional extendable interprocess communication based on WCF and NamedPipes out of the box.

Child and parent processes monitor each other and notify about termination or other events.

Child processes are an alternative to AppDomains when parent must continue if the child crashes.

It is also possible to mix 32Bit and 64 Bit processes.

To install ChildProcesses - Child Process Management for .NET, run the following command in the Package Manager Console

Install-Package ChildProcesses

Release Notes

* Change watchdog thread to background thread
      * Start and shutdown watchdog thread in ChildProcessManager when child processes start / stop
      Release 1.0.4 breaking changes:

      - ProcessWatchdog() is removed, the ProcessInstance class (ChildProcessManager, ChildProcessInstance) introduces an internal watchdog thread.

      - The ProcessInstance class (ChildProcessManager, ChildProcessInstance) implements the IDisposable interface to shut the instance down
      - ProcessStateChangedAction is renamed in ProcessStateChangedEnum



Thomas Maierhofer


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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
ChildProcesses -... 1.2.5576.41417 68 Wednesday, April 8, 2015
ChildProcesses -... 1.2.5401.23935 232 Wednesday, October 15, 2014
ChildProcesses -... 1.2.5392.43052 93 Tuesday, October 7, 2014
ChildProcesses -... 1.0.2 525 Wednesday, June 20, 2012
ChildProcesses -... 1.0.1 136 Wednesday, June 20, 2012
ChildProcesses -... 1.0.0 153 Thursday, June 14, 2012