pending file primitives (EH?)

David T. Lewis lewis at
Sat Jun 2 13:04:39 UTC 2001

On Fri, May 25, 2001 at 11:07:26PM -0400, Paul Fernhout wrote:
> John M McIntosh wrote:
> Some unix types love to duplicate file handles (typically used when
> processes get forked -- sometimes for interprocess communication,
> sometimes for parallel processing on the same file). This may not apply
> that much in Squeak (isn't all file handling within the main Squeak
> thread?)

If you need this, it's already in the unix-specific part of OSProcess.
And it is quite easy to add other platform-specific things like this
to Squeak as needed.


p.s. Still looking for volunteers to do the Mac and Win ports of OSProcess.

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