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Re: Process Substitution / Named Pipes in cygwin 1.7.11-1
- From: "Gregory M. Turner" <gmt at malth dot us>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2012 18:17:40 -0000 (GMT)
- Subject: Re: Process Substitution / Named Pipes in cygwin 1.7.11-1
----- Original Message (Me) -----
> ----- Original Message (Corinna) -----
> > 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.
> > > > >
> > > >Does /dev/fd exist and is it a symlink to /proc/self/fd?
> > >
> > > It does not exist.
> > >
> > Why not start with
> > ln -s /proc/self/fd /dev/fd
> Haven't been able to clear out the process table or generally to
> "get all diagnostic" on it yet; it's on my list but I really
> must finish some paperwork for a certain government agency.
I couldn't resist just one little experiment. On my box:
$ diff -u <(echo foo) <(echo bar)
is enough to establish that something ain't right. Reproducible
for me using the latest setup.exe goodies as of last night.
But I really must resist delving into this further; I'm sure you know
how irritable some people can get when they don't get their
"protection money" on time ;)
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