ptkwt / aracnet.com (Phil Tomson) wrote in message news:<cisnnh05d3 / enews2.newsguy.com>...
> In article <200409220743.i8M7hbLh018282 / sharui.nakada.niregi.kanuma.tochigi.jp>,
>  <nobu.nokada / softhome.net> wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >At Sun, 19 Sep 2004 08:54:42 +0900,
> >Phil Tomson wrote in [ruby-talk:113045]:
> >> There doesn't seem to be a Pty package for Windows.
> >
> >Windows doesn't provide pty feature.
> 
> I suspected as much...
> 
> >
> >> I suspect that 'fork' is needed to do Pty.  
> >> 
> >> Now that Win32Utils includes process (and as I recall, a 'fork' 
> >> implementation), what would be involved in porting Pty to Windows?
> >
> >It's not the main problem.
> >
> 
> What I'm wondering is if we can emulate it on Windows similar to how 
> 'fork' is emulated in Win32Utils?
> 
> Phil

It might be possible, but it would take some research.  It might
require porting something like the Win32::Console Perl module, but I'm
guessing.

Regards,

Dan