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Re: [Groff] pipeline problems with groff

From: Ralph Corderoy
Subject: Re: [Groff] pipeline problems with groff
Date: Tue, 02 Dec 2003 11:39:35 +0000

Hi Werner,

> does anybody know a program either native to Windows or ported to
> Windows which does something similar to groff, this is, using pipes to
> communicate with child processes?  Perhaps this helps to identify the
> bug which makes groff hang if there isn't enough output (the problem
> seems to be related to _cwait).

Would bash do?  It has builtin commands that can be combined in
pipelines with external executables as readers or writers.  Perhaps it
would allow a simpler test case to be found.

    date | read foo
    history | wc -l



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