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Re: Async processes started in functions not reliably started


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Async processes started in functions not reliably started
Date: Mon, 5 Aug 2019 09:00:45 -0400
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On 8/5/19 8:05 AM, Steffen Nurpmeso wrote:

> Would be nice to have some shell support for signalling the parent
> that the child is now functional, a pipe(2) is much easier than
> going through temporary files, but of course not a bash bug.

You could roll your own using a named pipe, but that's functionally no
different from using a temp file.

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