Process Substitution / Named Pipes in cygwin 1.7.11-1

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Wed Apr 11 18:34:00 GMT 2012


On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 06:17:40PM -0000, Gregory M. Turner wrote:
>----- 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.
>> > > > > 
>> [snip]
>> > > >Does /dev/fd exist and is it a symlink to /proc/self/fd?
>> > > 
>> > > It does not exist.
>> > > 
>> [snip]
>> >  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 ;)

I suspect that it probably about as irritable as certain people get when
"bug reports" are couched in colorful adjective-laden language without
any actual concrete details.

cgf

--
Problem reports:       http://cygwin.com/problems.html
FAQ:                   http://cygwin.com/faq/
Documentation:         http://cygwin.com/docs.html
Unsubscribe info:      http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple



More information about the Cygwin mailing list