Pretending known chardata is an I/O device?

Roberto Aloi prof3ta@REDACTED
Wed Jan 13 12:18:07 CET 2021


Erlang defines an I/O protocol. It’s pretty well documented here:

Roberto Aloi

On Wed, 13 Jan 2021 at 11:59, Peti Gömöri <gomoripeti@REDACTED> wrote:

> hi Yestin
> the Erlang Language Server has a module that given a string implements "a
> subset of the io protocol in order to only support reading operations."
> (given that it exists in erlang_ls I assume there is no such
> implementation in Erlang/OTP itself)
> hope this helps
> On Wed, Jan 13, 2021 at 8:41 AM Yestin L. Harrison <yestin@REDACTED> wrote:
>> Say I have some black box that expects some IO server to read from; what
>> is the recommended way of spawning such a server that can just be passed
>> some string/chardata()/binary/whatever and serve it in response to
>> io:request(...)? Am I going to have to write something like that myself or
>> is there something in the standard libraries that I'm missing?
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