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named pipes in the GUI?
Authored by: dantheox on Oct 27, '04 08:16:49PM

UNIX uses named pipes to implement sockets, so sometimes named pipes will show up as FTP servers in the Finder. Other times, I've seen them show up as ordinary files that would completely freeze the Finder if you looked at them funny. For example, by right-clicking on a named pipe, and going to the "Open With" submenu.



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