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- Subject: Re: whatever happened to io.popen() ?
- From: Asko Kauppi <asko.kauppi@...>
- Date: Thu, 2 Sep 2004 20:09:00 +0300
Still.. even we've been here a 1000 times.
'popen' is closed the same was as regular 'open'. They're FILE*
handles. It'd be N times harder to stab that from outside, than have
2.9.2004 kello 19:49, Roberto Ierusalimschy kirjoitti:
Surely the same is true of the so/DLL loading functions?
The difference is that with these functions you can load any other
non-portable function that you need (such as popen). They provide a
minimum non-portable functionallity we need to load all others.