fifos and named pipes

Christopher Faylor
Tue Mar 27 16:19:00 GMT 2001

On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 09:06:14AM +1000, Robert Collins wrote:
>Just thought you'd like to know: named pipes under win32 (which I was
>considering using for the NT implementations) don't have the same
>semantics as under openBSD.... so I'm going with my roll-your-own
>approach .

What about regular pipes?  I suggested that you could just use those
along with some glue to duplicate handles between processes.

How do the semantics differ?


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