Very Confused: Named Pipes Problem
dave at thesmithfam.org
Thu Jul 27 22:31:56 MDT 2006
Andrew McNabb wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 27, 2006 at 10:27:26PM -0600, Byron Clark wrote:
>> Sorry, that was a mistake in the explanation. open(2) for reading _or_
>> writing on a pipe will block until open(2) is called on the other end of
>> the pipe.
>> So, the only thing that matters is that you open the pipes in the same
>> order for both commands.
> There we go. Now I'm convinced. Thanks, Byron.
By the way, Andrew, you may like this hack better than netcat and named
pipes (I do):
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