open() and pipes

David Cantrell david at
Thu Aug 3 11:24:12 BST 2006

On Wed, Aug 02, 2006 at 07:17:12PM +0100, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 02, 2006 at 05:06:32PM +0100, Peter Corlett wrote:
> > It doesn't need to be two handles. It just needs Perl's idea of a  
> > handle to be upgraded to hold up to two file descriptors. Reads go to  
> > one, writes go to another, and any ambiguous operation throws an  
> > exception.
> It's actually already two internally. (Without the exception throwing bit)
> I think that everything goes to the read handle except writes, but I could
> be wrong.

Eeeenterestink.  Pity that the perlguts scare me so, or I might try to
hack something together.

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