[TUHS] Pipes in the Third Edition Unix
dave at horsfall.org
Thu Jan 5 10:51:22 AEST 2017
On Wed, 4 Jan 2017, Warren Toomey wrote:
> Interestingly, the pipe manpage says:
> SYNOPSIS sys pipe / pipe = 42.; not in assembler
> and I don't quite understand the comment :-) Other manpages with
> the same comment are boot(2), csw(2), fpe(2), kill(2), rele(2), sleep(2),
> sync(2) and times(2). So it's not particular to pipe(2).
> Can anybody help explain the "not in assembler" comment?
As I recall, it means that those symbols are not recognised by the
assembler, so had to be defined by hand.
Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU) "Those who don't understand security will suffer."
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