named pipe and Linux

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Wed Apr 8 00:44:26 CEST 2009

In message <5b5157dd-
ca70-4c6d-8adb-8a4d322fbd4a at>, akineko wrote:

> The length of the message is unknown to the read side.

I think you want a message-based, not a stream-based, IPC mechanism. Look at 
the docs on msgctl, msgget, msgop and so on.

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