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Re: documentation/1533: pipe(2) direction.



The following reply was made to PR documentation/1533; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Tanaka Akira <akr_(_at_)_m17n_(_dot_)_org>
To: Artur Grabowski <art_(_at_)_stacken_(_dot_)_kth_(_dot_)_se>
Cc: gnats_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
Subject: Re: documentation/1533: pipe(2) direction.
Date: 29 Nov 2000 11:44:52 +0900

 In article <lubk89oaza7_(_dot_)_fsf_(_at_)_chicken_(_dot_)_stacken_(_dot_)_kth_(_dot_)_se>,
   Artur Grabowski <art_(_at_)_stacken_(_dot_)_kth_(_dot_)_se> writes:
 
 > Original pipe(2) created a unidirectional pipe
 
 Yes.
 
 > and we shouldn't encourage
 > incompatibilities with other operating systems just beacuse our pipes are
 > better.
 
 I think that a manual should be honest.  Note that other Unix which
 have a bidirectional pipe such as SVR4 or FreeBSD describes it with
 its incompatibility.
 -- 
 Tanaka Akira
 




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