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Re: a patch to fix sh_stat on SunOS


From: Grisha Levit
Subject: Re: a patch to fix sh_stat on SunOS
Date: Sun, 21 Aug 2016 16:03:05 -0400

On Aug 20, 2016 9:32 PM, "Dmitry Goncharov" <address@hidden> wrote:
> With this new contract how can the user write portable bash code which tests if a fd refers to a pipe?

The test command seems to have the behavior you expect.

$ uname
SunOS
$ mkfifo /tmp/pipe
$ cat < /tmp/pipe &
[1] 25376
$ exec 6>/tmp/pipe
$ test -p /dev/fd/6 && echo pipe
$ /usr/bin/test -p /dev/fd/6 && echo pipe
pipe


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