Launch another unix process and communicate with it via its standard input and output, by using the "inbox" and "outbox" of this component.
The purpose behind this component is to allow the following to occur:
Pipeline( dataSource(), UnixProcess("command", *args), dataSink(), ).run()
More specificaly, the longer term interface of this component will be:
This code is only really tested on Linux.
Initially this will be python 2.4 only, but it would be nice to support older versions of python (eg 2.2.2 - for Nokia mobiles).
For the moment I'm going to send STDERR to dev null, however things won't stay that way.
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-- Automatic documentation generator, 05 Jun 2009 at 03:01:38 UTC/GMT
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