Please help: FIFO pipes with SAMBA don't work

Johannes Boehm johannes.boehm at
Mon Jan 8 13:43:15 GMT 2001

> I am trying to open a FIFO pipe created on SunOS 5.7 by the command
> mknod <filename> p
> in order to read dynamic output from a script insted of static data from a file. The pipe works fine when read from Unix. However, when read from WinNT 4, the FIFO pipe returns nothing (1 empty line). Can anyone help or tell me to stop trying because it won't work anyway?
> Thanks and best regards
> Johannes

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