Process substitution in bash - doesn't work

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Fri Nov 21 11:32:06 PST 2003

In the last episode (Nov 21), Herculano de Lima Einloft Neto said:
>     Hello all,
>     Whenever I try something like vi <(diff file1 file2) in bash I get 
> an empty file on /dev/fd/63.. is there a way to make it work? Or does 
> FreeBSD not support this?

Do you have fdescfs mounted on /dev/fd ?

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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