[fpc-pascal] Inter-process communication, a cautionary tale

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Sun Jul 22 10:41:59 CEST 2012

On Sun, 22 Jul 2012, Mattias Gaertner wrote:

> On Wed, 18 Jul 2012 17:15:20 +0200 (CEST)
> michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be wrote:
>> [...]
>> I meant the SimpleIPC unit from the FCL:
>> http://lazarus-ccr.sourceforge.net/docs/fcl/simpleipc/index.html
> Is there a simple two way IPC?
> It seems the '/tmp' directory is always used by simpleipc under unix.
> How can I change this directory?

You can't, currently, but patches to customize this are definitely welcome.
I had at least one extension in mind, where a user-specific directory would be used.


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