[fpc-pascal] TProcess execution
micha at neli.hopto.org
Thu Feb 9 16:51:03 CET 2006
On Thu, 9 Feb 2006 08:42:21 +0100
Jonas Maebe <jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be> wrote:
> The reason is that because of the fork/vfork construct these OS'es
> use, there is no way to report an error to the parent process except
> by exit codes.
This is not true btw: you can use shared memory. Set up a variable in the
parent process so the child process knows where to write what happened plus
error codes. Don't know how difficult it is to do in fpc though, but I
guess it's just as "simple" as in C using fpmmap and friends ?
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