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    SubjectRe: /dev/one - why not /dev/repeat?
    At 22.12.98 21:58 +0000, wrote:
    Are there advantages in having something like /dev/repeat?
    >echo -n "echo this" > /dev/repeat
    >cat /dev/repeat
    >echo thisecho thisecho thisecho this

    What would be wrong with a program named repeat ?
    echo -n "echo this " | repeat


    echo -n "echo this" > file
    while true
    cat file

    Why aren't expr, eval, sed, tr etc not implemented as
    devices ?

    I am sure it would be fun to implement something like
    this as a starter to learn something about the kernel,
    but I don't think it should be more than that.

    Wolfgang Rohdewald, Verisoft AG
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