[oclug] fifo named pipes and file descriptors
bloozguy at rogers.com
Sun Mar 3 14:26:09 EST 2002
Depends if you have another file open remember the 0-2 are taken by the
standard files stdin,stdout and stderr so 3 is the next.
However, you should never program like that assumption. Its just bad form.
On 3 Mar 2002, Greg Sarsons wrote:
> if I create a named pipe called /tmp/public and open it I get a file
> descriptor of 3.
> now if I go to another program and open /tmp/public will the file
> descriptor be the same?
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