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Re^3: STDOUT redirects and IPC::Open3

by Eliya (Vicar)
on Oct 19, 2011 at 15:36 UTC ( #932435=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: STDOUT redirects and IPC::Open3
in thread STDOUT redirects and IPC::Open3

Yes, that's what I would've expected.  Windows doesn't use fork/exec to run subprocesses, so the module takes a different branch here, presumably more adequate than relying on Perl's fork emulation.

Alas, pipes and processes on Windows, and dup'ing file descriptors, etc. in particular, are not my field of expertise, so I hope someone else will debug the Windows side of the issue...


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