Re: PIPI (Parsed Input Process Initiator) -- another silly proposal?
Decklin Foster schrieb:
> Seriously, though, would someone like to document this? I see no
> mention of it in the REDIRECTION section of the man page, or any
> occurence of the string '<('. AKAICT, bash(1) is not one of those man
> pages GNU is trying to replace with info.
What do you have on your eyes? :)
# Process Substitution
# Process substitution is supported on systems that support
# named pipes (FIFOs) or the /dev/fd method of naming open
# files. It takes the form of <(list) or >(list). The pro-
# cess list is run with its input or output connected to a
# FIFO or some file in /dev/fd. The name of this file is
# passed as an argument to the current command as the result of
# the expansion. If the >(list) form is used, writing to the
# file will provide input for list. If the <(list) form is
# used, the file passed as an argument should be read to obtain
# the output of list.
# When available, process substitution is performed simulta-
# neously with parameter and variable expansion, command
# substitution, and arithmetic expansion.
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