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Re: Buffer or string as file input?

From: Barry Margolin
Subject: Re: Buffer or string as file input?
Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2014 18:46:35 -0500
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In article <address@hidden>,
 Jonathon McKitrick <address@hidden> wrote:

> I need to call CALL-PROCESS but the stdin argument will be a string I am 
> constructing.  I would prefer to avoid writing that to a file just to read it 
> into the command.
> Is there a way to use a buffer or string as a file input, like a stream?

call-process-region uses a region in the current buffer as stdin for the 

Barry Margolin, address@hidden
Arlington, MA
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