[fpc-pascal] Pipe vs Memory buffer.

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Thu Jan 26 08:51:42 CET 2017

On Wed, 25 Jan 2017, fredvs wrote:

>> That will never work.
>> OP_WARN_UNUSED_RESULT OggOpusFile *op_test_memory(const unsigned char
>> *_data, size_t _size,int *_error);
>> expects a memory buffer; you cannot pass it a stream.
> Ha, ok.
> And how to convert a pipe into a  memory buffer ?

Read from it and append the content to the buffer.
This probably means some polling mechanism:
fpSelect on unix, WaitForObject on windows. 
Or maybe using a thread. But that will require some synchronisation.


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