Process Substitution / Named Pipes in cygwin 1.7.11-1

marco atzeri marco.atzeri@gmail.com
Wed Apr 11 20:04:00 GMT 2012


On 4/11/2012 9:48 PM, Gregory M. Turner wrote:
> ----- Original Message (cgf) -----
>> On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 06:17:40PM -0000, Gregory M. Turner wrote:
>>> ----- Original Message (Me) -----
>
>
>>>   $ diff -u<(echo foo)<(echo bar)
>       ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ concrete detail
>
>
>> 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.
>
> Eh?  There's been no bug report.  I was just sharing some casual
> observations in response to another post.
>
> To be clear:
>
> The above diff command has no output.  The output is supposed to be along the lines of:
>
> --- /dev/fd/63  2012-04-11 11:44:02.283689675 -0700
> +++ /dev/fd/62  2012-04-11 11:44:02.283689675 -0700
> @@ -1 +1 @@
> -foo
> +bar
>
> The failure is reproducible on the latest mainline distribution running
> on my workstation.  It also occurs exactly the same way in a very different
> roll-your-own environment I have immediate access to, also on my workstation.
>
> I suppose I could have mentioned that my box is:
>
> CYGWIN_NT-6.1-WOW64 1.7.13(0.260/5/3) 2012-04-05 12:43 i686 unknown unknown Cygwin
>

solved on latest snapshot 20120411

$ diff -u <(echo bar) <(echo foo)
--- /dev/fd/63  2012-04-11 22:02:17.000000000 +0200
+++ /dev/fd/62  2012-04-11 22:02:17.000000000 +0200
@@ -1 +1 @@
-bar
+foo

marco@MARCOATZERI ~
$ uname -a
CYGWIN_NT-6.1-WOW64 MARCOATZERI 1.7.14s(0.260/5/3) 20120411 13:57:42 
i686 Cygwin


Regards
Marco

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