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

Ron Garret ron at awun.net
Thu Jun 4 18:38:29 PDT 2009

On Jun 4, 2009, at 4:29 PM, Gary Byers wrote:

> The number of things that you can usefully do with a C "FILE *"  
> pointer
> in CCL is pretty limited.

Yeah, I noticed that :-)  It's damned annoying that popen "helpfully"  
returns a file pointer instead of an FD.

> if you were really trying to avoid use of
> CCL:RUN-PROGRAM for some reason

Nope, just forgot it was there.  Thanks for reminding me!


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