In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Robert Withro
w writes:
>:- The majority of these programs could be handled by adding knowledge of
>:- "-" as a magic filename to fopen(3). 
>Suppose I *want* a filename called "-"?  My tough luck, huh?


Very few programs understand the filename "-" unless it is special
cased to mean stdin/stdout

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