[Pharo-project] [Vm-dev] Re: Can OSProcess functionality be implemented using FFI instead of plugin?

Mariano Martinez Peck marianopeck at gmail.com
Sat Jan 16 14:35:39 UTC 2016

On Sat, Jan 16, 2016 at 11:33 AM, Levente Uzonyi <leves at caesar.elte.hu>

> On Sat, 16 Jan 2016, Mariano Martinez Peck wrote:
> (No quote, thanks google.)
> Forking a process is easy compared to communicating with it. How would you
> do the latter with FFI?

Hi Levente,

I am not sure if I understand the question. For OSSubprocess I use 2 ways
of communicating the parent and the child, either with pipes or with
regular files, both cases doing a dup2() of those to the standard streams.
Same way as OSProcess does as far as I am concern.


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