[Bro-Dev] open a pipe?

Seth Hall seth at icir.org
Fri Mar 16 09:05:31 PDT 2012


On Mar 16, 2012, at 11:36 AM, Robin Sommer wrote:

> On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 09:22 -0400, you wrote:
> 
>> global myfile = open("| shasum > output");
> 
> I'm very reluctant to allow that without having script-level async
> I/O. What if the pipe blocks?


Explosions and fire as you'd expect. :)

Don't we already theoretically have this problem with the print statement?

  .Seth

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