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Re: Fifo Problem

From: Ralph Corderoy
Subject: Re: Fifo Problem
Date: Sun, 07 Jul 2002 15:21:21 GMT

Hi Bruce,

> create_pipes() {
>      echo "create 4> pipe out"
>        ftp_pipe_out=/tmp/ftp_pipe_out.$$ #create the output fifos
>        mkfifo $ftp_pipe_out
>        exec 4>$ftp_pipe_out  <-----------
>      echo "leaving create 4> pipe out"
> }
> It never leaves create_pipes. It get stuck on the exec.

Opening a fifo for writing blocks until there's something trying to read
from it.  See if open(2), mknod(2), or fifo(4) shed more light.



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