[BusyBox] Re: network enabled awk

Paul Fox pgf at brightstareng.com
Wed Aug 24 18:14:03 UTC 2005

 > >         socket -p 'awk -f ...' <host> <port>
 > >
 > > 'The text processor' does not need to be able to open sockets, as long
 > > as 'a socket opening program' can do that and pass the socket to 'the
 > > text processor' (one of the things I happen to use around here is 'the
 > Using such a socket openin program would work most of the time. I
 > don't see, however, how awk would be able to get the file descriptors
 > (without changing its code), except if you redirect stdout,stderr or
 > stdin. But then, sometimes, you might need to use both a socket and

doesn't /dev/fd/N work?

 paul fox, pgf at brightstareng.com

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