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Re: O_DIRECT "packet mode" pipes on Linux

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: O_DIRECT "packet mode" pipes on Linux
Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 09:12:40 -0400
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On 9/22/20 11:23 PM, Vito Caputo wrote:
> Hello list,
> Is there any chance we could get a | modifier for enabling O_DIRECT on the
> created pipe?  "Packet" style pipes have some interesting and potentially
> useful properties, it would be nice if bash made them more accessible.

Is there a general need, especially since they're Linux-specific? What kind
of modifier would you suggest?

Does anyone want to take a shot at implementing this idea?

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    chet@case.edu    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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