RETRO Glossary


unix:popen

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Open a pipe. Takes a command to run, and a file mode (`file:R` or `file:W`; `file:R+` may work on some systems). Returns a file ID usable with words in the `file:` namespace.

Class: class:word
Namespace: unix
Interface Layer: rre