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Re: Options for IPC between bash processes under cygwin


From: Jon Seymour
Subject: Re: Options for IPC between bash processes under cygwin
Date: Sat, 5 Dec 2009 12:49:15 +1100

Oh, cool. Thanks for correcting me!

jon.

On Sat, Dec 5, 2009 at 11:54 AM, Eric Blake <address@hidden> wrote:
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> According to Jon Seymour on 12/4/2009 4:00 PM:
>> On Linux or any reasonable OS, I could do this remote dispatch easily
>> with named pipes, but these don't exist on cygwin.
>
> That's where you're wrong.  Named pipes DO exist on cygwin, although there
> are still some bugs being hammered out when trying to have multiple
> simultaneous writers to a named pipe.  Also, whereas you can do <>pipe on
> Linux, that won't work on cygwin (where named pipes must be read-only owr
> write-only).
>
> - --
> Don't work too hard, make some time for fun as well!
>
> Eric Blake             address@hidden
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