Re: bidirectional named pipe?

From: Jamie Lokier (
Date: Sat Feb 03 2001 - 09:28:56 EST

Alan Cox wrote:
> > /dev/spx". I experiemented with socket-based pipes under Linux, but I
> > couldn't gain access to them by open()ing the name. Is there help? I
> AF_UNIX sockets are bidirectional but like all sockets use bind() and
> connect().

And that's because sockets don't behave like bidirectional fifos.
Each connection to a socket is a distinct stream.

-- Jamie
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