[fpc-pascal]executing different gtk applications from FPC

Andreas K. Foerster AKFoerster at nikocity.de
Thu Jul 19 20:19:23 CEST 2001

Michael Van Canneyt wrote:

> On the web-site, there is a link to a copy of the win32 API help files
> on Borland's site. I suggest you download that.

Sorry, I couldn'd find that link.
Do you mean the freepascal site?

> The standard Win32 CreateProcess() function, however, does NOT wait till
> the application returns, so it can simply be used to create a process
> and continue.

Thanks, that's good.

> Lastly: The FCL has a TProcess class, which encapsulates the linux and win32
> process management, you can use that to manage processes. It allows you to
> specify whether the code should wait or not for the application to terminate.

This is even better. But the FCL is also undocumented, isn't it?
But okay, at least I found the example-prog. I think that's enough.


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