[CentOS] Bash Question
rnicholsNOSPAM at comcast.net
Thu Apr 8 18:30:14 UTC 2010
On 04/08/2010 10:57 AM, Joseph L. Casale wrote:
> Hey guys,
> messing around with a snippet from a mailing list post,
> mkfifo -m 666 /var/spool/my_fifo
> exec 42<> /var/spool/my_fifo
> while true
> while read -t 5 data<&42
> echo "data is ($data)"
> echo "read again"
> What happens to this to invalidate the initial 'true' condition, it only runs
> for a short while?
Works fine for me. Define "short while" (to a geologist, that could be a
few millenia). What is the exit code when your script does terminate?
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