Unix Device File Emulation

Ville M. Vainio vivainio at gmail.com
Wed Apr 23 17:17:34 CEST 2008

blaine wrote:

> example usage: echo 'line 0 0 10 10' > /dev/screen
> On the actual embedded device this is handled by a kernel module.  We
> can spit commands into it as fast as we can and the kernel module can
> keep up.  This is typical unix device file behavior.
> Any suggestions or advice would be splendid.  Thanks!

Assuming you are on unix, have you considered FIFO's, os.mkfifo()?

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