Re: external diff headers
Bruce Korb wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Karl Fogel [mailto:email@example.com]
>> Sent: Tuesday, January 30, 2001 7:56 AM
>> To: Bruce Korb
>> Cc: 'firstname.lastname@example.org'; Bill Tutt; SVN Dev List
>> Subject: Re: external diff headers
>> Bruce Korb <email@example.com> writes:
>>> popen(3S) appears in my 4.1 BSD manual (1981) and my
>>> System Vr1 manual (1983). The question is, are you
>>> worried about Windows & BeOS? I don't know about them.
>>> They are short on some pretty standard calls....
>> Yeah, we are trying to be portable to Windows at least.
> Then I would suggest a popen() wrapper for your APR thing.
> Generally, a #-define into popen and a kludge around
> system() on broken boxes. (run system() redirecting output,
> and opening the redirected file when done. Yuck, but then
> what can you expect?)
But you can portably open a pipe to a child process in APR. Karl, you
did that with the patch and merge bits in the client lib. I think you
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