[Rd] pipe(): input to, and output from, a single process

Greg Minshall m|n@h@|| @end|ng |rom um|ch@edu
Fri Mar 13 18:26:43 CET 2020

hi.  i'd like to instantiate sed(1), send it some input, and retrieve
its output, all via pipes (rather than an intermediate file).

my sense from pipe and looking at the sources (sys-unix.c) is that is
not possible.  is that true?  are there any thoughts of providing such a

cheers, Greg

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