[squeak-dev] Terminate a process in a Win32Shell

Arushi Aggarwal arushi987 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 16 03:53:37 UTC 2010

On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 11:33 AM, David T. Lewis <lewis at mail.msen.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 10:26:07AM -0500, Arushi Aggarwal wrote:
>> On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 8:28 PM, Chris Muller <asqueaker at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi Arushi,
>> >
>> >> r = t fork.
>> >
>> > Even if you corrected this assignment, you would only have a Smalltalk
>> > "Process" object, which only terminates processes running in or above
>> > the interpreter; they have nothing to do with OS processes.
>> >
>> > To control OS processes, check out OSProcess
>> I am working on windows, and using OSProcess/Squeak Shell I was not
>> able to get it to execute an executable. Any pointers for that?
>> >
> Information on OSProcess is here:
>  http://wiki.squeak.org/squeak/708
> I have not updated the page in a while, but the information on that
> page is still valid.
> The OSProcessPlugin for Windows is not distributed with the VM, so
> you would need to build your own if you want to do this. With the
> plugin in place, you can start external processes and terminate them
> with #terminate as you would expect.
> To build the plugin you need the OSProcessPlugin and VMMaker packages
> from http://squeaksource.com.

I got OSProcessPluginV4-3-7.sar and the VMMakerPackage. The VMMaker
does not  list OSProcessPlugin as an available Plugin.

How do I make it so/what file is it missing?
> Dave

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