[arch-general] broken pipe

Andy Pieters arch-general at andypieters.me.uk
Wed Dec 18 15:41:45 UTC 2019

On Wed, 18 Dec 2019 at 15:32, Pascal via arch-general
<arch-general at archlinux.org> wrote:
> that's awesome, it works !
> it was so simple with cat taking over and consuming the data until the end !
> (I added a redirect to /dev/null to cat)
> big thank you.

I'm interested in the amount of effort you put into this. Isn't the
overhead of the pipes etc going to negate any memory/speed
improvements you may get from only opening the file once or is there
another consideration at play here?

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