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Re: Bug#155536: ITP: pip -- make any program a filter

Josselin Mouette <josselin.mouette@ens-lyon.org> writes:

> Sebastien J. Gross a écrit :
> > 
> > Description:
> >  Wrapper for silly programs that insist on reading from / writing to
> >  files instead of using stdin and stdout.
> Could you explain what are the advantages of this software over the
> usual /dev/stdin - /dev/stdout solution ?

Yes in some case you need a pipe-like command.
Using std(in|out) does not allow you to pipe any data to a program.

Pip allow users to do that.

Sebastien J. Gross                |                   Debian GNU/Linux 
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