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

In article <[🔎] 87k7n5b2se.fsf@kali.chezwam.org>,
Sebastien J. Gross  <sjg@debian.org> wrote:
>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.

program1 | exoticprog --infile /dev/stdin --outfile /dev/stdout | program2

>Pip allow users to do that.

So does /dev/stdin and /dev/stdout


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