[Openmcl-devel] Pre-wheel-reinvention query: anyone written an FFI hookup to popen?
ron at awun.net
Fri Jun 5 01:58:02 UTC 2009
On Jun 4, 2009, at 6:38 PM, Terje Norderhaug wrote:
> 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?
Thanks for the offer, but probably not. The MCL and CCL FFI's are
pretty radically different if I recall. Besides, I think CCL's built-
in run-program will do what I need. But thanks anyway.
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