[Mono-list] GUI, threads, etc...
Mon, 15 Mar 2004 17:06:34 +0000
On Monday 15 March 2004 10:52 pm, Jonathan Pryor wrote:
> A *direct* equivalent to fork(2)? No. The nearest equivalent is
> System.Diagnostics.Process, which is a fork(2)/exec(3) equivalent.
> (Minor side question: what would happen if you P/Invoked out to fork(2)
> in libc.so? Is it safe for managed apps to do that?)
I believe that some special "magic" is required to start up the Mono runtime
in a new process or thread that's created using facilitiies outside the
managed libraries (e.g. fork or normal OS thread creation functions).
There is some documentation about that in the "mono" directory. I tried to use
Qt's QProcess class to start a new process, following those docs, but I was