[jcifs] named pipes like with mkfifo

Christopher R. Hertel crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Thu Jan 24 05:58:57 EST 2002


One source of info might be Luke Leighton's book "DCE/RPC over SMB".  I
think Luke goes into named pipes in the book.

ISBN 1-57870-150-3, Published by Macmillan Technical Publishing.

Chris -)-----

On Wed, Jan 23, 2002 at 01:38:40PM -0500, Brett B. Tofel wrote:
> forgive me for just not getting it, but if you could enlighten me, I'd really
> appreciate it.
> i need the type of functionality that mkfifo provides on unix but on NT systems
> how to do this? i have spent lot's of time playing around with the createnp.exe
> sample and I can get it work with the java CallNamedPipe example. that is, it
> passed the info from in to out files via the pipe. great!
> But how can I make it so i have a regular file that any old program that knows
> nothing about pipes can write to and then my java app reads from the named
> pipe? 
> I played with the createf.exe sample and did not get that to work... 
> any help appreciated,
> brett tofel

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