Garrett Wollman wrote:

> [/dev/stdin] also helps when bogus programs refuse to read from the
> standard input.

Or if you want to read more than one file, one of which is standard input.

gzip -dc oldlogs.*.gz | cat /dev/stdin todays-log | log-analyzer ...

Of course that will work with "-" instead of "/dev/stdin" but I
personally think it's the "-" hack to mean stdin/stdout which should be
abolished, not /dev/std{in,out,err}.  No doubt others will disagree.

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