April 20, 2004
The lost art of named pipes
Jan Stafford writes "FIFO is a named pipe, not a Disney character, and too few IT pros use this inter-process communication mechanism, says Tony Mancill. In this article, he shows how to put FIFO to work. Mancill is the author of "Linux Routers: A Primer for Network Administrators" from Prentice Hall PTR."