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Clark Snowdall wrote:
> I am developing a SOAP server running on a Windows XP machine.  When
> contacted from the outside, it will launch a windows executable at the
> command line.  The problem is this executable takes a long time.  When =
I
> would block on the SOAP call I would get a time out error on the client=

> end, as one would expect.

How are you launching that process?

system() or `` are Bad Ideas, IO.popen should do what you need.

David Vallner


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