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    SubjectRe: NFS compatibility problem with pipes
    David Malone wrote:
    > > A pipe is undefined in NFSv2 (it btw doesnt do anything useful in NFSv3
    > > either - its there but doesnt run across the network).
    >
    > Couldn't it behave as a named pipe would in the local filesystem?
    > I'm sure I've seen this work elsewhere? (Not that that means it's
    > the correct thing to do, but...)

    It's the correct thing to do for NFS mounted diskless systems.

    Just like devices in /dev: they don't run across the network either.

    -- Jamie

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