lib/Tools/mkfifo
author haftmann
Tue, 13 Jul 2010 11:38:04 +0200
changeset 37788 261c61fabc98
parent 29143 72c960b2b83e
child 38253 3d4e521014f7
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corrected title

#!/usr/bin/env bash
#
# Author: Makarius
#
# DESCRIPTION: create named pipe


PRG="$(basename "$0")"

function usage()
{
  echo
  echo "Usage: isabelle $PRG"
  echo
  echo "  Create a temporary named pipe and return its name."
  echo
  exit 1
}

function fail()
{
  echo "$1" >&2
  exit 2
}


## main

[ "$#" != 0 ] && usage

FIFO="/tmp/isabelle-fifo$$"
mkfifo -m 600 "$FIFO" || fail "Failed to create named pipe $FIFO"
echo "$FIFO"