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Re: Reading from a Named Pipe

by revdiablo (Prior)
on Sep 28, 2006 at 04:20 UTC ( #575292=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Reading from a Named Pipe

Create a named pipe with a unique named.

I might be missing something, but I don't see any code here that creates a "unique named" pipe. Nonetheless, that seems like a somewhat strange requirement. The point of a named pipe is that you know its name ahead of time, and you can use it from separate processes. If you only want a temporary pipe to communicate between two processes, a named pipe doesn't seem like the right thing. Again, from your code, it doesn't really look like that's what you're doing, but your text description seemed a bit strange.

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Re^2: Reading from a Named Pipe
by nzgrover (Scribe) on Sep 28, 2006 at 20:28 UTC
    I have no problems creating or destroying the pipe as required, the area i'm concerned about is reading/writing from NP's. Hence I've only shown the code that is to READ from the named pipe.

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