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Subject: Re: [boost] [gsoc] Boost.Process done
From: Ilya Sokolov (ilyasokol_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-08-21 09:59:36

On 21.08.2010 17:13, Boris Schaeling wrote:
> On Thu, 19 Aug 2010 23:58:08 +0200, Ilya Sokolov <ilyasokol_at_[hidden]>
> wrote:
>> 1. Before creating any new file (such as in bpb::pipe::create()
>> or bpb::dummy::create(), not sure about bpb::inherit::create()), you
>> could "occupy" fds which behavior has been set to != bpb::inherit.
> Then a behavior class would somehow need to know what another behavior
> class has been doing? The constructors of the behavior classes would
> need access to the context object to check the other stream behaviors?

Not necessarily. create_child() could do all the job.
In fact, it does in all other drafts.

>> 2. Create new files in the ascending order of the corresponding fds.
> This would then be the responsibility of the library user
> (stdout_behavior would need to be set before stderr_behavior for example)?

See above.

> [snip]

>>> By the way, I wonder if Boost.Test likes a test case which closes all
>>> file descriptors? It would be nice if this could be added as a test
>>> case.
>> You could dup std descriptors to some upper fds before the test and dup
>> them back after the test.
> I will try this and hope Boost.Test doesn't use any other file
> descriptors. :-)


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