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CreatePipeHandles

Function to create a set of pipe handles

Declaration

Source position: pipes.pp line 53

function CreatePipeHandles(

  var Inhandle: THandle;

  var OutHandle: THandle;

  APipeBufferSize: Cardinal = 1024

):Boolean;

Arguments

Inhandle

  

File handle for reading end of the pipe

OutHandle

  

File handle for writing end of the pipe

APipeBufferSize

  

Buffer size to be used for the pipe

Function result

True if the call was successful, False if not.

Description

CreatePipeHandles provides an OS-independent way to create a set of pipe filehandles. These handles are inheritable to child processes. The reading end of the pipe is returned in InHandle, the writing end in OutHandle.

Errors

On error, False is returned.

See also

CreatePipeStreams

  

Create a pair of pipe stream.


Documentation generated on: Jun 22 2020