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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] multiprocessing.eclass: doing parallel work in bash
Date: Sat, 02 Jun 2012 21:13:16
Message-Id: 201206021712.30278.vapier@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] multiprocessing.eclass: doing parallel work in bash by Zac Medico
On Saturday 02 June 2012 16:39:16 Zac Medico wrote:
> On 06/02/2012 12:54 PM, Mike Frysinger wrote: > > if [[ ! -L /dev/fd/${fd} ]] ; then > > eval "exec ${fd}${redir}'${file}'" && break > > fi > > I launched up a GhostBSD livedvd to see what /dev/fd/ looks like on > FreeBSD, and it seems to contain plain character devices instead of > symlinks to character devices:
i didn't want to use [ -e ] because of broken links, but it seems that Linux has diff semantics with /proc and broken symlinks. `test -e` will return true. -mike

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