On Thu, 14 Sep 2000, Julian Elischer wrote:

> I've never thought of a use for fdescfs...

I used /dev/fd/1 just yesterday for a third-party precompiled binary
that insists on outputting to a file specified on the command line.
Slapping in /dev/fd/1 lets me stuff the command in a pipe chain.  Same
goes for /dev/fd/0.  Other file descriptors, I'm less sure about :-)

  Robert N M Watson 

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