From: Julio M. Merino Vidal (jmmv84_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-08-17 06:43:12
On 8/17/06, Alex Ott <ott_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> It's looks very interesting. How can i take sources in one bundle?
I've uploaded a couple of archives here:
These also include pregenerated HTML documentation (only as sources in
the repository) in libs/process/doc/html.
> Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> > Hello,
> > During the past two-three months Jeff Garland (as mentor) and I have
> > been working on the Boost Summer of Code project whose goal was to
> > implement a library to spawn and manage child processes. A little
> > introduction and a link to the source code can be found here:
> > https://www.boost-consulting.com:8443/trac/soc/wiki/process
> > But you'll probably want to go straight to the documentation which
> > includes, among many other information, a couple of tutorials and
> > multiple examples. I'm keeping an up-to-date snapshot at the
> > following URL:
> > http://www.NetBSD.org/~jmmv/process/
> > If it wasn't for the imminent SoC deadline (next Monday), I wouldn't
> > present it just yet because there are still a couple of important
> > issues that I would like to see resolved as soon as possible:
> > First is the lack of a "design decisions" chapter in the
> > documentation. This is not an extremely big issue because the Wiki
> > page linked above already contains many discussions on the library's
> > current design. In other words, that chapter will end up summarizing
> > the information in there and adding few new things.
> > Second, and very important, is the "need" to integrate the library
> > with Boost.Asio to allow asynchronous management of communication
> > streams and process termination. Unfortunately it does not support
> > such asynchronous events yet, and integrating with Boost.Asio sounds
> > like a reasonable approach to cover this area.
> > Anyway, I wouldn't like this to discourage you from taking a look at
> > the documentation and code. The library is already big enough to let
> > you get a general idea on its focus and design. You can start
> > criticising now! ;-) Sincerely, any constructive comments will be
> > certainly appreciated.
> > Thank you.
> > PS: I'd be great if you could attempt to run the test suite on any
> > platform not listed in the "Platforms and compilers" chapter.
> > PSS: I hope to continue working on it after SoC is officially over.
> With best wishes, Alex Ott
> Jet Infosystems, Head of software development group, MBA
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