popen() to execute\read a Linux (not windows) command
eric.pouech at wanadoo.fr
Sat Nov 26 09:24:37 CST 2005
Boaz Harrosh wrote:
> Eric Pouech wrote:
>> Boaz Harrosh wrote:
>>> Such a program could also be useful for a Native app that needs to
>>> run a Linux application.
>> we should even try to integrate it to popen in builtin msvcrt
> What do you mean? with a check for a "special" app_name. Or an
> auto-detection of the binary and delegation to (g)libc - popen? And
> bridge of Wine-std-I/O to Linux-std-I/O.
> I thought about it a bit, The I/O bridging will have to be either done
> with threads, or with async I/O in Read/WriteFile and accept on the
> Linux side.
why would you need dedicated threads ? you just need to link parent's
handles to unix fd created for child (you may have for simplicity to
implement Unix popen in msvcrt, but that shouldn't be too hard)
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