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Date:      Sun, 7 Mar 2021 13:37:26 +0000
From:      tech-lists <tech-lists@zyxst.net>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: which is "better" - /dev/fd or FIFO
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On Sat, Mar 06, 2021 at 08:46:33PM +0000, RW via freebsd-questions wrote:
>On Sat, 6 Mar 2021 14:08:13 +0000
>tech-lists wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Some ports, notably shells/bash, have a makeoptions config where you
>> can select "enable use of /dev/fd". But there's no explanation given
>> why this is advantageous or not, or if there's some kind of risk, in a
>> freebsd context [1]. It's not enabled by default. Please can anyone
>> explain?
>
>See:
>
>https://reviews.freebsd.org/rP439169

Hi,

Thanks for that. It explains partly why it's not enabled by default.
But I wondered why it's there at all, what is the benefit of that
functionality (if enabled) over what (in this case, bash-commander) it
would use in its absence (presumably FIFO)

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J.

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