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Old 06-10-2005, 09:39 AM   #1
stefaandk
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What kind of file is this?


prw------- 1 uniswim psacln 0 Jul 15 2004 _bdz0wuzn.pipe

never seen one starting with a 'prw'

Thx.
 
Old 06-10-2005, 09:58 AM   #2
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it is a pipe inode or fifo

Try in a xterm :
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cd ~
mkfifo stefaandk_pipe
ls -l stefaandk_pipe
Now to use it, open a second xterm and type :
Code:
cat stefaandk_pipe
In the first xterm, type :
Code:
ls > stefaandk_pipe
look for output in the second xterm
 
  


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