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[bug-diffutils] bug#19509: bug#19509: bug#19509: [PATCH] diff: treat fif

From: Ondřej Svoboda
Subject: [bug-diffutils] bug#19509: bug#19509: bug#19509: [PATCH] diff: treat fifos as identical
Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2015 05:22:11 +0100
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Thank you, Eric!

I will try it out.

On 12.2.2015 01:25, Eric Blake wrote:
On 02/11/2015 04:37 PM, Ondřej Svoboda wrote:
I also posed this question to myself -- how can we tell two fifos apart?
Do they by any chance store e.g. a file descriptor when they are being

I am not aware of any comparison done to fifos but I may as well be wrong.
fstat() will tell you if two fds are the same fifo - their st_dev and
st_ino will be equal.

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