[fpc-pascal] Redirecting input to a child process

waldo kitty wkitty42 at windstream.net
Sun May 8 20:29:24 CEST 2011

On 5/8/2011 13:17, Anton Shepelev wrote:
> Ludo Brands:
>> If  you  run  'more'  in  a  cmd window you'll notice that
>> 'more' echoes the input but only sends to  stdout  when  a
>> return   is  entered.  I  modified  the  program  to  send
>> 'Anton'#10  and the  program  reads  back  'Anton'#10 from
>> stdout.
> Thank you, Ludo, this is great!
> But why doesn't the process finish? I thought that the clos-
> ing of the write end of the StdIn pipe handle should cause a
> EOF to be 'seen' at the read end, but this does not happen.

how about sending the ^Z line the CRLF is being sent to indicate line breaks?? 
that should indicate the EOF which should trigger the ending of the process and 
closing of the pipe... shouldn't it?

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