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RE: [PATCH] Add open "|-" and open "-|" to perlopentut

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From:
Jan Dubois
Date:
September 23, 2008 16:03
Subject:
RE: [PATCH] Add open "|-" and open "-|" to perlopentut
Message ID:
011701c91dd0$83e89270$8bb9b750$@com
On Tue, 23 Sep 2008, Shlomi Fish wrote:
> BTW, can anyone tell me why open FH, '|-', @list, and open FH, '-|', @list are
> not supported on Windows?

Because Nick Ing-Simmons didn't have the tuits to implement it:

    http://www.nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/2002/06/msg60897.html

It is not clear to me why you need to implement it using
pseudo-fork; it should be possible to do it using do_aspawn().

Paul Fenwick wanted to look into this, but I'm not sure he got
around to it either:

    http://www.nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/2007/07/msg126377.html

Cheers,
-Jan



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