[Openmcl-devel] Pre-wheel-reinvention query: anyone written an FFI hookup to popen?

Terje Norderhaug terje at in-progress.com
Fri Jun 5 01:38:49 UTC 2009


On Jun 4, 2009, at 12:33 PM, Ron Garret wrote:
> Subject line says it all.  I need to call popen.  I'm sure it's  
> not  hard, which is why I thought I'd ask if it's already been done  
> before diving in.

I have written a FFI hookup to popen() that can execute a BSD command  
in a shell, with the meat of it being a kqueue based bidirectional  
stream to communicate with the external process from LISP. It's for  
MCL though, but perhaps you would still find it useful?

-- Terje Norderhaug



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