[Bro-Dev] open a pipe?

Robin Sommer robin at icir.org
Mon Mar 26 08:19:38 PDT 2012

On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 08:07 -0700, you wrote:

> But it is not that easy to find straight answers if it is a good idea
> to call popen (which essentially does a fork and passes the command to
> "sh -c") in a thread - opinions on the tread-safety of popen seem to
> be divided.

Yeah, we'd need to understand that. My intuition believes it should be
doable, but I might be missing something here. Do you know a web page
or something that explains where the trouble is?


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