Re(2): GPG agent for W32

Andrew Marlow apm35 at
Wed May 23 11:07:02 CEST 2001

wk at 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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