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Re: weird pipe behaviour!

On Sat, Dec 25, 1999 at 09:42:21PM +1100, Brian May wrote:
> (don't really understand fifos - I thought the 2nd cat command would
> still be blocked...)

I thought both would unblock. It doesn't seem to be consistent though.

> process is blocked - why is this so different from zsh/bash???  I

Good question!

> What happens if you don't run it inside a window (so you can see any
> errors that might occur) or run your shell within another shell?

I get logged out if I do it on the console, too. Nifty!

It seems OK if I run the readers in a separate window to
the writers.

As to potato specific: it happens to me on slink tcsh too.

Looks OK on tcsh (slightly newer) on a Solaris system I just tested.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB. CCs of replies on mailing lists are welcome.

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