Bug#378275: gnome-terminal exits when manipulating named pipes

Loïc Minier lool at dooz.org
Sat Jul 15 08:20:49 UTC 2006


On Fri, Jul 14, 2006, Rodrigo roper wrote:
> create a named pipe:
> $ mkfifo fifo.txt
> on one terminal, write:
> $ echo anything > fifo.txt
> this waits until fifo.txt is opened in the other side.
> then on another gnome-terminal or on another tab on the same gnome-terminal:
> $ . fifo.txt
> this should exec "anything" with the shell.
> the result is thar the terminal that does "echo anything > fifo.txt" is closed after the call ". fifo.txt"
> i don't know whether this is a feature or a bug

 This is the behavior of your shell, and different shells have different
 behaviors here.  What's your shell?

Loïc Minier <lool at dooz.org>

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