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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost.Process 0.5 released
From: Florian Sowade (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-08-21 05:39:51


On 21.08.2012 00:11, Boris Schaeling wrote:
> On Sat, 18 Aug 2012 23:54:24 +0200, Roland Bock <rbock_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Hi Roland,
>> [...]But things like wait_for_exit seem strange to me: If the library
>> takes
>> care of the forking and handles setting up pipes in such a nice way, why
>> should the user of the library be bothered with the different ways of
>> interpreting the exit information (unless he really, really wants to)?
> can you show me some sample code how you'd like to interpret the exit code?

what about an exit_code class which simply encapsulates WIFEXITED and
WEXITSTATUS on Unix and does nothing on windows, like the one attached.
I think this would be enough for 95% of all users. And from my point of
view the exited() member on windows has sane behavior, too.

Florian Sowade

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