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- Subject: Re: Status of lposix?
- From: steve donovan <steve.j.donovan@...>
- Date: Thu, 28 May 2009 08:12:48 +0200
On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 1:33 AM, David Burgess <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Further, here is a minmal list of candidates for osex inclusion:
These can be done efficiently enough in Lua
lfs covers these nicely - I certainly consider 'lfs' as one of the
canonical must-have modules!
This is useful and could IMHO be part of lfs, especially since Windows
people need to know where they can't write!
> spawn(path,[args]) -- posix spawn can be implemented on win
Good candidates. A cross-platform means to iterate over processes
would be useful for sysadmins.
We do have os.getenv already, unless I'm missing something.
Not sure what meaning these would have on Windows.
Ryan's point about luaex is well taken - it has a default habit of
putting things in standard tables, but otherwise it does what it does