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Allow non-TTY stdin watch mode #448
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The presence of stdin doesn't necessarily mean there's an allocated tty. This breaks watch mode in non-TTY stdin contexts (e.g. docker, foreman, etc). A simple process.stdin.isTTY check would theoretically be enough but unfortunately, subprocesses don't have the same API, and they are used extensively for testing via calls to the function
A simple solution is to inject an env var dependency where we tell the process that it's indeed a TTY-allocated process and so, watch mode with exit handling is good to go.
A more robust but also annoying solution would involve using an actual terminal emulator (like Microsoft's node-pty). Though the environment gets exponentially more difficult to setup since it
involves compiling bindings, which require different requirements per OS.