Older blog entries for blm (starting at number 1)

29 May 2002 (updated 29 May 2002 at 06:49 UTC) »

I am working on this GPL program for a client and am having difficulties.

I think I am right in my conclusion that programs started with the ampersand are started in the background but still tied to the controlling tty so if my ssh connection dies so does the program. When I don't want this I have to create a daemon.

I am trying to create a program to read from a named pipe created using

mknod pipename p
that blocks till there is data to come through from the "writer" process. The "writer" keeps restarting killing my "reader" process. So I guess I have to poll ? I don't know..

I really need that book on UNIX System Programming that was written by W. Richard Stevens (I think....)(God rest his soul)

More research needed....

First Post! :-)

Sorry! that is so old but I couldn't resist. I am new around here.

Just an observer looking to become more involved. (I think it should be lurker ;-) )

By the way....

Did anyone notice that the link to HTML in the page where you edit a diary entry leads to a 404?

How is it that a journeyer can certify another journeyer as a Master? Also how is it that the recipient has quite a few prior Journeyer certs but is now a master? I am just curious.

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