Emulating pipes

Skip Montanaro skip at pobox.com
Thu Jul 29 20:12:51 CEST 2004

    brian> The program has to be invoked 'program input.file output.file'. 

How about writing a shell script wrapper for your 3rd party function that
reads from stdin, writes to one named pipe, reads from another named pipe
and writes to stdout?  It would then start the program with the two named
pipes as arguments.  Check the mknod man page on your IRIX system.


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