which is "better" - /dev/fd or FIFO

@lbutlr kremels at kreme.com
Sat Mar 6 16:37:52 UTC 2021

On 06 Mar 2021, at 07:08, tech-lists <tech-lists at zyxst.net> wrote:
> Some ports, notably shells/bash, have a makeoptions config where you can
> select "enable use of /dev/fd". But there's no explanation given why
> this is advantageous or not, or if there's some kind of risk, in a
> freebsd context [1]. It's not enabled by default. Please can anyone explain?

Do you have a floppy drive?

Julia: I’m not going to help you; I’m going to take over entirely for you.
Todd: Oh thank god because I am dangerously underqualified for this.

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