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From: Alex Ott (ott_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-08-17 04:56:18


It's looks very interesting. How can i take sources in one bundle?

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:
> 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:
> 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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