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process.stdin cannot be used #586

dacap opened this Issue · 8 comments

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I'm trying to create a window that can receive input (messages) from stdin, but when I use process.stdin (or process.openStdin()) I receive the following error:

Error: Implement me. Unknown stdin file type!

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Ran into this.


Ran into this as well.


Is it even possible to make such a feature so that it works across platforms? It has always seemed to me that a GUI window cannot receive anything from stdin on Windows.




I have written a module that wraps the process object replacing the standard streams with tcp streams so you can use them. nw-wrap


Was there any resolution for this?

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