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Re: a patch to fix sh_stat on SunOS


From: Dmitry Goncharov
Subject: Re: a patch to fix sh_stat on SunOS
Date: Sun, 21 Aug 2016 22:27:48 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Sun, Aug 21, 2016 at 04:03:05PM -0400, Grisha Levit wrote:
> 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

Thank you.
i switched to ksh. However, this is also an option.

regards, Dmitry



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