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- Subject: Re: whatever happened to io.popen() ?
- From: Roberto Ierusalimschy <roberto@...>
- Date: Thu, 02 Sep 2004 17:04:49 -0300
> I assume you mean pipes in the popen way, than pipes say produced by the
> pipe() call in POSIX?
No; I meant pipes created by the pipe() call. Those will never be inside
iolib, but it would be nice if we could use the iolib operations to
read and write on them.
> Or actually, a step better than that - abstract the whole lot so it's
> easy for people to create IO methods that use the same interface?
That would be nice. Suggestions?