[PATCH fifo 0/2] Add support for duplex FIFOs

Ken Brown kbrown@cornell.edu
Thu Mar 28 22:54:00 GMT 2019

On 3/28/2019 4:13 PM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Mar 28 19:01, Achim Gratz wrote:
>> Corinna Vinschen writes:
>>> Done.  I also pushed out new dev snapshots.
>> No good deed goes unpunished…
>> Whith the 20190327 snapshot our main data processing application is
>> broken.  It looks like it should almost work, it doesn't crash or
>> anything, but the pipe that delivers a script+data into gnuplot seems to
>> either skip or overwrite data and then gnuplot bails with a syntax
>> error.  Depending on exactly which data I try to plot I get the first or
>> first few plots out through the whole processing pipe (that ends in a
>> PDF file), albeit sometimes with incomplete data.  Doing each of the
>> steps manually (i.e. writing the gnuplot script into a file, then feed
>> that into gnuplot, then the output from gnuplot inth ghostscript) does
>> work correctly.  I have not yet been able to reduce this down to some
>> simpler test case, so I had to roll back to the previous snapshot.  I
>> still have it installed on the development system, though.
> I'm pretty sure Ken would be happy about an STC.

Yes, please.  Barring that, is there any chance I could see the relevant code, 
or at least enough of it so that I can see how FIFOs are being used?

Thanks, and thanks for testing.


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