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Re: How to support Windows compatibility

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Apr 02, 2014 at 14:30 UTC ( #1080787=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to How to support Windows compatibility

Can anyone give me a hint as to why it doesn't work on Windows?

Pipes are files handles and select doesn't work for filehandles on Windows.

See Win32::SocketPair winopen2() and winopen2_5() for a workaround that redirects the output via sockets in order to alleviate the restriction.

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