Ted Gould wrote:
Well, that wouldn't be a bad thing, but the reason that svgz was
this way in the first place was to test the scripting stuff. It seems
to have done that, and proven there is a problem on Win32. I'd like to
fix the problems with the scripting stuff on Win32 also... I think that
is also a 0.41 issue though.
I'd say the following note from MSDN explains it all:
Note The _popen function returns an invalid file handle, if used in a
Windows program, that will cause the program to hang indefinitely.
_popen works properly in a Console application. To create a Windows
application that redirects input and output, read the section "Creating
a Child Process with Redirected Input and Output" in the Win32 SDK.
If you're interested in some code that does work with Win32 I'd be happy
to provide it (I have some code lying around that would only need