----- Original Message -----
From: "Alan Chen" <alan / digikata.com>
To: "ruby-talk ML" <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>
Sent: Thursday, July 11, 2002 4:56 PM
Subject: Re: new to ruby,how to make FIFO in ruby?


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

Don't apologize, as I'm not sure I'm
interpreting this correctly.

Maggie? Can you clarify?

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

I would think so... if it had to be done
in Ruby, there always backtick notation...
I haven't done that kind of thing enough
to know whether there's any notable
advantage to avoiding the command line
utility.

Hal