In article <20030128122113W.nagai / ai.kyutech.ac.jp>,
 <nagai / ai.kyutech.ac.jp> wrote:
>Hi, 
>
>From: Ralf <lausianne / gmx.net>
>Subject: tkgnuplot problem: fork() on win
>Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2003 02:37:44 +0900
>Message-ID: <3e356aee$1 / epflnews.epfl.ch>
>> I just downloaded tkgnuplot, hoping I could use it to write a little 
>> frontend for gnuplot. It stopped with the message "The fork() function 
>> is unimplemented on this machine" (Ruby 1.6.8-8 on Win2000)
>  (snip)
>> Is there a simple way to change a program (replace "fork" by "thread" 
>> etc.?) so it runs on Win?
>
>Tkgnuplot creates a gnuplot process and keeps inter process 
>communication with the process. I'm sorry, but, to create the 
>process, 'fork' is required. Therefore, I think the trouble is 
>not on Tkgnuplot. If anyone tells me the method instead of 
>'open3.rb' on Win, I'll be able to replace the part of creating 
>a gnuplot process by same way.

Didn't someone recently announce that they implemented popen3 for Windows?
(Heesob Park?)

Phil 
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