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Re: Process Substitution / Named Pipes in cygwin 1.7.11-1
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2012 10:34:55 +0200
- Subject: Re: Process Substitution / Named Pipes in cygwin 1.7.11-1
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On Apr 3 10:32, Sven Severus wrote:
> On Apr 2 17:33, Corinna Vinschen wrote
> > > Hello all,
> > >
> > > I am running Cygwin DLL 1.7.11-1 and the bash command
> > > "cat < <(echo 1234)" (not very profound, ok) works fine
> > > on my Win7-64 box.
> > >
> > > Now I installed the same Cygwin release on an older PC
> > > running WinXP: the above command does not execute
> > > properly and breaks with the error message
> > > "bash: /dev/fd/62: No such file or directory".
> >Does /dev/fd exist and is it a symlink to /proc/self/fd?
> It does not exist.
> My Cygwin installation on the old WinXP-PC actually was an
> upgrade of an older Cygwin installation (from 2007 or so),
> not a new installation from scratch. Maybe it was not a very
> wise strategy to try to upgrade such an oldtimer ;-> ...
> I will remove the upgraded Cygwin installation and then
> install from scratch. I'm confident, this will solve the
Why the big hammer? Why not start with
ln -s /proc/self/fd /dev/fd
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