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Thu Dec 1 05:24:25 PST 2011
On Thu, 01 Dec 2011 06:10:00 -0500, Regan Heath <regan at netmail.co.nz>
> On Wed, 30 Nov 2011 23:35:58 -0000, NMS <nathanmswan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Is there a cross-platform way to create a new process and get its i/o
>> streams? Like java.lang.Process?
> No. It different on windows and unix platforms, tho most/many of the
> unix platforms are similar.
> std.process is rather limited in it's current incarnation but I think
> Steve is working on a bit update..
It's ready for review, but I'm waiting on myself to get a pull request in
Going to kick myself to do it now.
> - Pro tip; you now want to call DuplicateHandle on the parent handle
> for each pipe to remove 'inheritance' - this stops the child process
> inheriting the handle (which would result in 2 open handles to the pipe,
> and closure of the parent handle would not be detected by the child).
> After duplication you close the original parent side inheritable handles.
There's also SetHandleInformation (which I forgot to do in my
implementation, thanks for bringing this up)
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