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Thanks

And the parent could also write to $writer with the child reading from $reader, right?
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Re^3: Pipes (for interprocess communication)
by robin (Chaplain) on Dec 09, 2005 at 18:54 UTC
    Right.

    Update: I should have been more specific. Unless you really know what you're doing, you should choose a direction (i.e. parent -> child or child -> parent) and use the pipe only in that direction. If you want to communicate both ways, just make two pipes.