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Subject: Re: [boost] [boost.process] 0.6 Alpha
From: Klaim - Joël Lamotte (mjklaim_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-06-06 10:48:36

On 6 June 2016 at 13:02, Klemens Morgenstern <klemens.morgenstern_at_[hidden]>

> Am 06.06.2016 um 12:49 schrieb Klaim - Joël Lamotte:
>>> I don't see any way in which it is not possible to make it portable. I
>> can
>> provide example if you want? It's clumsy but it shows how we do it. (see
>> below)
> Please, that would help me very much. Also for the child process handling,
> regarding the this_process namespace.

>> I think it's easy enough, you can get the pid (or even gid, if you use a
>>> group) and implement that in two lines. On windows you can get the HWND
>>> as
>>> an std::intptr_t through a pipe, though that's a bit more code.
>>> Exactly. Which is why I think such function would be a good candidate for
>> this library, although it's not a show stopper to me.
> Well if there is a portable way, even if it's a hack, I'd look into adding
> it.
OK let me gather our open-source and closed source code in one example and
I'll send it to you privately.
Our solution is not perfect but it seems to work well.

Joël Lamotte

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