[TUHS] First appearance of named pipes

Chet Ramey chet.ramey at case.edu
Tue Mar 10 23:49:39 AEST 2020

On 3/9/20 7:22 PM, Grant Taylor via TUHS wrote:
> On 3/6/20 3:44 PM, Noel Chiappa wrote:
>> a pipe is a FIFO.
> Hum....
> Does that mean that I should be able to replace pipes in my shell commands
> with a collections of FIFOs?  

Yes, absolutely. Just like a pipe is a FIFO, a FIFO is just a pipe with
a name that appears in the file system.

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