[phobos] Removing std.stdio.File.popen()

Andrei Alexandrescu andrei at erdani.com
Mon Aug 16 10:05:11 PDT 2010

David Simcha wrote:
> ...not to mention that on 32-bit standard C FILE*s are 32-bit and do 
> weird things when you get over the 2GB mark.  IMHO this is by far the 
> biggest problem with them.

I don't understand this. So are you saying that the FILE pointer itself 
has issues?

By and large, I dislike playing nice with FILE* as much as the next guy 
but I've looked into this many times and couldn't find a way to either 
play nice with C libraries, or downgrading the importance of doing so.


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