[TUHS] EOF on pipes?

Ron Natalie ron at ronnatalie.com
Sun Feb 25 09:13:02 AEST 2018


Unix pipes are not allowed in non-smoking areas.

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Many years ago (when the dinosaurs were using V6), I had a crazy idea[*]
that a write(fd, 0, NULL) would somehow signal EOF to the reader i.e. a
subsequent read would wait for further data instead of ENOTOBACCO.





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