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Old 02-05-2008
fifo or named pipe working?

Can someone explain to me the working of fifo() system call using simple C programs so that I can implement them in the UNIX environement?
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Old 02-06-2008
The reason you are not getting a lot of responses: fifo() is not a standard unix function (not listed by POSIX).

mknod() and mkfifo() are some of the standard functions for this.
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