os:cmd/1 and binary output (PATCH)

Daniel Neri daniel.neri@REDACTED
Mon Jan 29 19:15:04 CET 2001


I just happened to try using os:cmd/1 to collect the output of a
program producing binary data. As the current implementation doesn't
allow this, I propose a minor change (which actually simplifies things
a wee bit):

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(The problem only affects Erlang running on Unix.)

Best wishes,

Daniel Neri                                      mailto:dn@REDACTED
Sigicom AB, Sweden                              http://www.sigicom.com

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