[ECOS] Pipes for eCos

Jonathan Larmour jlarmour@redhat.com
Thu Dec 6 14:47:00 GMT 2001

John Schwartz wrote:
> We have recently decided to use eCos in our system.  Under our old system we
> used pipes and accompaning functions (i.e. read(), write(), select(), etc.)
> In looking through the documentation, I have not run across anything that is
> similar. I currently have ver. 1.3.1.   Does this  eCos version or any other
> support pipes?

Not pipes in the Unix sense, but then pipes are primarily for IPC, which
doesn't make a lot of sense for a single process, multi-threaded system

You could use POSIX message queues instead, and then still retain the
ability to read, write and select on them.

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