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revised How to read from a named pipe after the writer process exits?
Explanation of &!
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comment How to read from a named pipe after the writer process exits?
Answer to my own followup question: &!
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comment How to read from a named pipe after the writer process exits?
Ooops, ignore that last post. It works. Thank you :)
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comment How to read from a named pipe after the writer process exits?
Thanks for the info. Good to know disown is a good solution. Is there any way to use disown "inline" like nohup? Looking at the manpages it doesn't appear so :(
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comment How to read from a named pipe after the writer process exits?
Good information. But the zsh one doesn't work. Is this a drop-in replacement for my command? Or do I need to do something else differently?
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comment How to read from a named pipe after the writer process exits?
Oh, it works for me with bash. So zsh is to blame?
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comment How to read from a named pipe after the writer process exits?
I'm actually using zsh 5.0.2 (though I wrote "bash" above). What happens when you do it? What version of bash do you use? If it works for you I should try that out myself.
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comment Pipes & redirection binding precedence with disjuncts, conjuncts etc?
Thanks for the detailed explanation on the role of (..) and {..}. I had concluded from previous bad experience that round brackets were only used in the context of "dynamic commands" (i.e. $(..)) since I could barely get them to do anything as far as associativity was concerned.
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comment Pipes & redirection binding precedence with disjuncts, conjuncts etc?
Very helpful - I'd mark this correct if it was a response. Just one more question - how do I alter precedence? In theory I think {...} should work. I might have tried it unsystematically and not got the expected results.
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comment Can I upload Knoppix kernel source to github?
The vanilla Linux is too complicated for me to understand. I just want to see the essentials.
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accepted Can I upload Knoppix kernel source to github?