Hmm.. Sorry about that. I've done too much embedded programming in the past :)

So wouldn't one just use the command line mkfifo and open it
as a regular file?

On Fri, Jul 12, 2002 at 06:45:43AM +0900, Hal E. Fulton wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Alan Chen" <alan / digikata.com>
> To: "ruby-talk ML" <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>
> Sent: Thursday, July 11, 2002 3:46 PM
> Subject: Re: new to ruby,how to make FIFO in ruby?
> 
> 
> > On Fri, Jul 12, 2002 at 05:17:20AM +0900, Maggie Xiao wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > Is there anyone can tell me how to make FIFO in ruby? I cannot find the
> > > related method? Thanks.
> > >
> > > Maggie
> >
> > Well, you use a Array push and shift.  If you want this behavior
> > could be coded as:
> 
> [snip]
> 
> I think perhaps she means a UNIX special
> file, as in mkfifo... If so, I'm not aware
> of any particular support for this, though.
> 
> Hal Fulton
> 
> 

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