KProcess overhaul

Oswald Buddenhagen ossi at
Sat Apr 15 18:21:21 BST 2006

On Sat, Apr 15, 2006 at 07:13:45PM +0200, Ralf Habacker wrote:
> As far as I understood, are pipes already used on unix to communicate
> between parent and child process

> for example to detect child process termination,
not really.

> to receive stdin and to send stdout/stderr data.
yes. on windows not?

> Is this right ?
> "Adding pty support requires to add some hooks (probably by defining 
> virtual class methods in the QProcess implementation), which could be 
> used in an inherited class for setup and other required stuff."
roughly. but i don't like the idea at all. if tt implemented a
redirection api as powerful as i suggested, no special hooks would be
required. unfortunately, they seem reluctant to exposing file
descriptors in the api. let's see what they come up with instead.

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