[TUHS] EOF on pipes?

Bakul Shah bakul at bitblocks.com
Sun Feb 25 09:42:42 AEST 2018


On Sat, 24 Feb 2018 18:13:02 -0500 "Ron Natalie" <ron at ronnatalie.com> wrote:
Ron Natalie writes:
> Unix pipes are not allowed in non-smoking areas.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
>  
> 
> 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.

pipe, ch(e)root.... Any more unix connections to smoking?


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