Subject: Re: SBCL and programming Linux
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: Wed, 09 Aug 2006 22:28:07 -0500
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>
jurgen_defurne <> wrote:
| In addition to this, do you if there is a CL available which can do
| asynchronous process control (ie. fork()/exec() and wait()/waitpid()),
| or could this also be implemented via CFFI ?

Both SBCL and its ancestor CMUCL should have most of the standard
Unix [Posix, Linux] system calls in the "UNIX" package, e.g., I know
that CMUCL has UNIX:UNIX-FORK and UNIX:UNIX-EXECVE and lots more.

[UNIX:UNIX-WAIT & UNIX:UNIX-WAITPID are in "code/unix-glibc2.lisp",
but disabled. Why?]


Rob Warnock			<>
627 26th Avenue			<URL:>
San Mateo, CA 94403		(650)572-2607