ProcessAliases.

StartProcess(ICakeContext, FilePath, string) Method

Summary

Starts the process resource that is specified by the filename and arguments
Namespace
Cake.Common
Containing Type
ProcessAliases

Syntax

[CakeMethodAlias]
public static int StartProcess(this ICakeContext context, FilePath fileName, string processArguments)

Examples

var exitCodeWithArgument = StartProcess("ping", "localhost");
// This should output 0 as valid arguments supplied
Information("Exit code: {0}", exitCodeWithArgument);

Attributes

Type Description
CakeMethodAliasAttribute An attribute used to mark script method aliases.

Parameters

Name Type Description
context ICakeContext The context.
fileName FilePath Name of the file.
processArguments string The arguments used in the process settings.

Return Value

Type Description
int The exit code that the started process specified when it terminated.