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Subject: Re: [boost] [Boost-users] Brainstorming [WAS: Subject: Formal Review of Proposed Boost.Process library starts tomorrow]
From: Klaim - Joël Lamotte (mjklaim_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-02-14 13:19:59

On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 17:14, Oliver Kowalke <k-oli_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> About the initial question, I've always thought that Boost.Process would
>> provide :
>> 1. A cross-platform way to manipulate processes (child processes)
>> including
>> managing their "life-time".
> 'Managing life-time' means stop, continue, kill children?

> 2. Maybe some platform-specific utilites.
>> 3. Easy Inter-process communication "would be cool" but as there is
>> another
>> library providing this feature, is not a show stopper for me.
> boost.asio/boost.interprocess

Yes, in fact I'll use another high-level network library (for unrelated
reasons) in addition to interprocess (because I tried with an old version of
boost.process and already have the communication code, but boost.process was
buggy few years ago).

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