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Re: CygWin-1.7.3-1 fails to provide pipe.
On Tue, Apr 06, 2010 at 11:01:21AM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Tue, Apr 06, 2010 at 04:10:28PM +0100, Dave Korn wrote:
>>On 06/04/2010 15:15, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>> On Tue, Apr 06, 2010 at 07:55:19AM -0400, George Barrick wrote:
>>>> What I am suggesting is that the new cygwin.dll has difficulties
>>>> implementing the kind of pipe that octave uses to send its graphing
>>>> commands to gnuplot. The specific details of the pipe that serves as
>>>> an example of this can be seen in the __gnuplot_get_var__.m script
>>>> inside the GNU Octave package.
>>> Sorry but unless someone can narrow this down to a test case which
>>> does not requier installing gnuplot I don't intend on investigating
>> Here ya go. I took a look at the octave module, and narrowed it down to the
>>equivalent C testcase attached, which appears to reproduce the same failure
>>mode for me:
>Thanks for tracking it down but the test case is probably simpler than this.
> $ mkfifo /tmp/fifo
> $ cat /tmp/fifo
>That demonstrates the problem. I'll fix this ASAP.
This should be fixed in the latest snapshot:
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