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    SubjectRe: Question about pipe implementation
    Ole Gjerde <> writes:

    > My question is therefore: Who is right? Is pipes in Linux not
    > implemented using sockets, and if it is, why aren't pipes bi-directional?

    As a general rule, pipes are not guaranteed to be bidirectional; the
    most portable way to get the behavior you want is to use socketpair().

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