Re: [Rd] RFC: "loop connections"

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Date: Tue 30 Aug 2005 - 16:46:09 GMT

Gabor Grothendieck <> wrote:

> Just to be concrete, suppose one wants to run the following as a
> concurrent process to R. (What is does is it implicitly sets x to
> zero and then for each line of stdin it adds the first field of the
> input to x and prints that to stdout unless the first field is
> "exit" in which case it exits. gawk has an implicit read/process
> loop so one does not have to specify the read step. The fflush()
> command just makes sure that output is emitted, rather than
> buffered, as it is produced.)

It seems you're just trying to reinvent fifo and/or pipe connections for interprocess communication. That is not directly related to the problem I wanted to address. mailing list Received on Wed Aug 31 02:57:41 2005

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