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Subject: Re: [boost] [Interprocess] Named pipe interface proposal
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-08-10 13:20:22

On 8/9/2013 9:45 PM, Geoff Shannon wrote:
> I emailed the list a while ago that I was starting to work on a named pipe
> implementation for potential inclusion in the Boost.Interprocess library,
> and now I finally have some concrete evidence of progress. I've come up
> with a header file for my proposed interface and I would really appreciate
> any and all feedback on it.
> Particularly, I'm interested in ideas for an appropriate replacement for
> using char *'s as the data buffers for reading and writing.
> As a point of interest this interface is meant to be extremely simple. I
> don't intend to initially support ANYTHING except for basic creation and
> reading and writing.

Please point out where your named pipe implementation exists. Also
documenting your name pipe implementation, for whatever you have
implemented or intend to implement, is always the best way to get other
people's interest.

I have worked extensively with named pipes on Windows so I have some
decent knowledge of how things might work.

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