Class Runner

  • public class Runner
    extends Object

    Manages the extraction of a compatible version of the Carabiner executable for the current platform, as well as starting and stopping the process when needed, with appropriate command-line arguments, and logs any output or errors produced by the process.

    Created by James Elliott on 2020-01-18.

    • Method Detail

      • getInstance

        public static Runner getInstance()
        Get the singleton instance of this class.
        the only instance of this class that exists.
      • getExecutableName

        public String getExecutableName()
        Determines the name by which a Carabiner binary compatible with the current operating system and processor architecture would be identified.
        the name of the resource holding the compatible binary, if one can be found.
      • canRunCarabiner

        public boolean canRunCarabiner()
        Checks whether it will be possible to run Carabiner on the current computer.
        true if we expect to be able to extract and run a compatible Carabiner binary.
      • setPort

        public void setPort​(int carabinerPort)
        Set the port on which the managed Carabiner instance should listen. The default value is 17000.
        carabinerPort - the TCP port that we will attempt to configure Carabiner to use.
        IllegalArgumentException - if carabinerPort is less than 1 or greater than 32767
        IllegalStateException - if our Carabiner instance is already running when this method is called
      • setUpdateInterval

        public void setUpdateInterval​(int interval)
        Set the minimum interval between updates delivered by Carabiner when changes are occurring on the Link session. The default value is 20, to deliver updates up to fifty times per second.
        interval - the number of milliseconds carabiner will wait from the last time it delivered a session update message to send the next if there has been another change.
        IllegalArgumentException - if interval is less than 1 or greater than 1000
        IllegalStateException - if our Carabiner instance is already running when this method is called
      • start

        public void start()
                   throws IOException
        Start our managed Carabiner instance running if it isn't already.
        IOException - if there is a problem creating the Carabiner process.
      • stop

        public void stop()
        Shut down our managed Carabiner instance if it is running.