Re: [textadept] Textadept 4.0

From: steve donovan <steve.j.dono....at.gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2011 08:40:28 +0200

On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 4:15 PM, mitchell <c....at.caladbolg.net> wrote:
> I would be interested in seeing a patch for just io.popen on WIN32 with
> small LOC count.

I'm happy to do this, starting with a minimal extension that does
popen and nothing else. The slightly tricky part is returning a valid
Lua file object; first prize if the implementation needs no temporary
files.

(The trickiness is because the file object's close() method would be
responsible for doing any cleanup; the hack is to create a file-like
object (the joys of duck typing) but then one has to reproduce a fair
bit of Lua library code)

steve d.
Received on Thu 22 Sep 2011 - 02:40:28 EDT

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