Subject: Re: signal(SIGSEGV, SIG_IGN) -> 100% CPU
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Wolfgang Solfrank <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/14/1999 17:30:07
> > pipe(2) is defined to be one-way. socketpair(2) creates a two-way
> > pipe.
> For that matter, I can't help wondering how many programs would care if
> pipe() returned a bidirectional pipe. Portable code couldn't rely on
> it, obviously, but portable code is unlikely to do anything that cares
> whether the pipe is bidirectional or not.
Hmm, just looked at the man page on solaris and that says, among other
points, under the heading NOTES:
Since a pipe is bi-directional, there are two separate flows of data.
Just another data point.
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