Re(2): GPG agent for W32
apm35 at student.open.ac.uk
Wed May 23 11:07:02 CEST 2001
wk at gnupg.org writes:
>On Tue, 8 May 2001, Florian Weimer wrote:
>> I think it is possible to create local pipes as well, but I might be
>> wrong. It's been a long time...
>I looked into that some time ago and found no way to create local
>only pipes. As soon as you give a name to a pipe it is remotely
For what it's worth, on UNIX you can delete a file whilst it is still in
And named pipes are file system objects.
It is only when the last user goes away that the space is reclaimed.
This provides a way for a file to be inaccessible to all except those
that already have it open.
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