root/main/trunk/greenstone2/runtime-src/src/recpt/os_process.h @ 22173

Revision 22173, 2.1 KB (checked in by davidb, 10 years ago)

Some initial development on the ability to have bi-directional pipes to spawned processes (with no DOS windows being opened up in the case of Windows). Think popen2()

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1/**********************************************************************
2 *
3 * os_process.h -- base class for OS specific calls related to creating
4 *                 process *without* (in the case of Windows) opening a
5 *                 DOS window. 
6 *
7 *                 Nett effect is OS neutral way to support
8 *                 popen() and related functions
9 *
10 * Copyright (C) 2010  The New Zealand Digital Library Project
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14 * University of Waikato, New Zealand.
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31
32#ifndef OS_PROCESS_H
33#define OS_PROCESS_H
34
35 #include <stdlib.h>
36
37enum OSProcessPipeMode { uniRead=0, uniWrite=1, biReadWrite=2, noPipe=3 };
38
39class osprocess
40{
41 
42 public:
43  osprocess(char* cmdline);
44  osprocess(char* cmdline, OSProcessPipeMode mode);
45  virtual ~osprocess();
46 
47  /*
48  virtual bool eop();                  // end of pipe
49  virtual bool eop(OSProcessPipeMode); // end of pipe, for designated pipe
50  */
51
52  virtual int write(char* buffer, const int buffer_len);
53  virtual int read(char* buffer, const int buffer_len);
54 
55  virtual bool close();
56  virtual bool close(OSProcessPipeMode mode);
57 
58 protected:
59  OSProcessPipeMode mode_;
60  bool read_pipe_open_;
61  bool write_pipe_open_;
62
63};
64
65#endif
66
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