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Hi Paul
The pipe code was written some time ago, my memory was playing tricks, it wasn't an anonymous pipe as I first said, its a named pipe. It was a very basic implementation, the read is non blocking and polled.
> Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2013 15:18:24 -0700
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> Subject: Re: Anyone using Decoda IDE?
> Hi Geoff,
> > Maybe an alternative approach might be possible as you mentioned, adding a few line of
> > code that interfaced ZBS to the exe via a pipe. Coincidentally, my app is already using an
> > anonymous pipe to pass data back and forth between a GUI exe.
> Interesting. Do you use stdin/stdout to pass messages back and forth?
> How do you deal with blocking io? Or do you use fcntl to switch to
> non-blocking reads/writes?
> It *may* be possible to do something like this for ZBS (assuming you'd
> start the executable from ZBS and input/output are redirected), but it
> would require a different interaction between the debugger and the IDE
> from what's currently implemented. You'd lose all features that
> require non-blocking io (like suspending a running application), but
> the rest of the debugger functionality should still work.
> Paul.