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Re: grep < fifo fails




On Thu, 04 Oct 2018 18:02:03, Houder wrote:
> On Wed, 03 Oct 2018 20:46:11, Houder wrote:
> > On Wed, 3 Oct 2018 15:37:14, Ole Tange wrote:
> > > This works:
> > > 
> > > $ mkfifo fifo
> > > $ echo > fifo & grep .  fifo
> > > [1] 10232
> > > [1]+  Done                    echo > fifo
> > > 
> > > But this fails:
> > > 
> > > $ echo > fifo & grep . < fifo
> > > [1] 11756
> > > grep: (standard input): Invalid argument
> > > [1]+  Done                    echo > fifo
> > > 
> > > I see the same behavior on MINGW, but I do not see the same behavior on GNU=
> > > /Linux.
> 
> My apologies. Did not read your post as careful as I should have the first time.
> You are correct: grep is in error here.

Filed this bug at bug-grep@xxxxxxx; it is filed under number 32943.

 - https://debbugs.gnu.org/cgi/bugreport.cgi?bug=32943

Regards,
Henri


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